HELSINGTON LAITHES FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1145728

Date first listed: 24-Apr-1951

Statutory Address: HELSINGTON LAITHES FARMHOUSE, A6

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Location

Statutory Address: HELSINGTON LAITHES FARMHOUSE, A6

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

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland (District Authority)

Parish: Kendal

National Grid Reference: SD 50622 90700

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Details

SD 59 SW (INSET) KENDAL A6 (North side)

2/1 Helsington Laithes farmhouse 24-4-51 G.V. II*

Manor House. Late C15/early C16. Partly rebuilt/extended c1690 for Colonel J. Graham. Wet-dashed rubble on plinth. Graduated slate roofs with projecting eaves. Diagonally-set rendered chimneys. Mainly 2 storeys with attics. Asymmetrical plan. Western block is oldest surviving part. Central block and eastern cross-wing added; plaster wall panel (originally on ceiling?) gives initials I. & A.B. (for James & Agnes Bellingham?) and date 1538 but details are identical to late C16 plasterwork at Levens Hall and date should probably read 1583. Symmetrical 4-bay east elevation has part-glazed central door with mullioned and transomed 3-light window, under hoodmould, to either side; four 3-light windows above. Windows throughout probably C19 (with majority of decorative leading replaced in C20) except for 2 original stone-mullioned windows to south elevation of western block: Ground floor window has 2 segment-headed lights, 1st floor window has 3 ogee-headed lights under hoodmould. Interior mainly C19 with some earlier studded plank doors and a C17 closed-string staircase with turned balusters, square newels, and moulded handrail.

Listing NGR: SD5062290700

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 75342

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