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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1145505



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Dacre

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 73788

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17/67 Skirsgill


Country house. 1795 for the Whelpdale family with early C19 extension for the Parkin family. Red sandstone ashlar walls with string courses, eaves cornice, partly open balustraded parapet and angle pilasters carried up as chimneys, all on chamfered plinth. Hipped graduated greenslate roof with red sandstone banded ashlar chimney stacks. 2½ storeys, 7 bays, with flanking 2-storey, single-bay wings. Steps up to central glazed door and fanlight within a stone porch with panel recesses, under console-bracketed cornice and open balustraded parapet. Venetian window over entrance and tripartite attic window. Bow-fronted flanking bays have sash windows with glazing bars, all in plain reveals. Wings have sash windows with glazing bars in plain reveals under open balustraded parapets. Left return wall has pilastered bay window and sash windows similar to facade. Right return wall has large projecting pilastered porch with round arch of alternate voussoirs and flanking brackets; panelled double doors within. Rear recessed 7 bays with projecting pedimented wings, between which is a covered gallery of Ionic columns with plain frieze and modillioned cornice.

Listing NGR: NY5089028575

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National Grid Reference: NY 50890 28575


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