LAWRENCE HOUSE AND LEVENS BROW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1145652
Date first listed:
21-Nov-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
16-Nov-1984
Statutory Address:
LAWRENCE HOUSE AND LEVENS BROW, A6

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Location

Statutory Address:
LAWRENCE HOUSE AND LEVENS BROW, A6

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
South Lakeland (District Authority)
Parish:
Levens
National Grid Reference:
SD 49639 85457

Details

SD 48 NE LEVENS A6 (East side)

1/22 Lawrence House and Levens Brow (Lawrence 21.11.52 House formerly listed as Lawrence House 12.2.52 with outbuildings, Levens Brow formerly listed as Lower House, Levens Brow)

G.V. II

Formerly the Agent's house for Levens Estate, now 2 houses. Main part of Lawrence House apparently rebuilt on earlier cellars following a fire in 1708; remodelled and extension (now Levens Brow) added to South probably early C19; North wing added c1910. Stone rubble walls, part rendered; graduated greenslate roof. 2 ridge chimneys and one eaves chimney, all with round shafts, to Lawrence House; 2 ridge chimneys each with 4 joined round shafts and one eaves chimney with paired round shafts to Levens Brow. Double depth plan. 2 storeys. Lawrence House: 4 windows, all C19, one 3-light stone mullioned-and- transomed window with hoodmould to each floor at right, the rest casements; 4- panelled door. Levens Brow: 2 windows, all C19 2- or 3-light stone mullioned- and-transomed with hoodmoulds and decorative leaded glazing. Gabled stone porch with 6-panelled outer door and heavy 6-panelled inner door with leaded glazing to upper panels. Interior of Lawrence house has chamfered beams and board doors, Levens Brow has original C19 interior virtually complete including panelled doors and surrounds, cornices and staircase.

Listing NGR: SD4963985457

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
75541
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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