MARSH GRANGE MARSH GRANGE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1201091
Date first listed:
25-Feb-1950
Date of most recent amendment:
20-Dec-1993
Statutory Address:
MARSH GRANGE FARMHOUSE, TIPPINS LANE
Statutory Address:
MARSH GRANGE, TIPPINS LANE

Map

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MARSH GRANGE FARMHOUSE
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Location

Statutory Address:
MARSH GRANGE FARMHOUSE, TIPPINS LANE
Statutory Address:
MARSH GRANGE, TIPPINS LANE

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
Barrow-in-Furness (District Authority)
Parish:
Askam and Ireleth
National Grid Reference:
SD 22090 79715

Details

BARROW IN FURNESS

SD27NW TIPPIN'S LANE, Ireleth 708-1/1/223 (West side (off)) 25/02/50 Marsh Grange and Marsh Grange Farmhouse (Formerly Listed as: OFF TIPPIN'S LANE, Ireleth Marsh Grange) (Formerly Listed as: OFF TIPPIN'S LANE, Ireleth Cottage in rear wing, Marsh Grange)

GV II*

Large farmhouse now 2 dwellings. Late C17 with early C17 rear wing altered C19. Cement-rendered over stone rubble, graduated slate roofs. Irregular plan: formal front of 2 storeys and attic and 5 bays; L-shaped rear wing of 2 storeys having 3 windows to 1st floor on south side and various additions to north. Front (Marsh Grange): plinth; central part-glazed door in bolection-moulded architrave flanked by pilasters; pulvinated frieze with keystone, cornice. 2 double-chamfered cross-windows to each side and 5 to 1st floor (bays 2 and 4 blind). End stacks with twin, square flues on shared plinths; right stack is corniced. To rear of ridge is a large stack having 4 diagonally-set flues. Left return (Marsh Grange Farmhouse): part-glazed boarded door; three 4-pane sashes to each floor. Corbelled end stack on left has slate tabling and 2 diagonally-set flues. End stack on right at junction with front range has massive base to 4 flues (as seen from front). Wing to Marsh Grange Farmhouse had end stack with 2 diagonally-set flues. INTERIOR: Marsh Grange has no exposed features of particular note. Marsh Grange Farmhouse exhibits many traditional features: former kitchen with large blocked fireplace beneath wooden lintel; slate flooring and benches; large slate table in pantry. Present kitchen has bressumer beam. Spiral stair near which are 2 blocked, wooden-mullioned windows (now beneath outshut roofline). Much original fabric to 1st floor particularly the plank and muntin room divisions. An ancient site developed as a monastic grange by Furness Abbey; belonged to Sir Hugh Askew after the dissolution. Birthplace of Margaret Askew who married Judge Thomas Fell of Swarthmoor in 1632 and George Fox, founder of the Quaker movement, in 1669 (Walton). Marsh Grange Farmhouse was listed 6.5.76. (Walton J E: A History of Dalton in Furness: Chichester, Sussex: 1984-: 122).

Listing NGR: SD2209079715

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
388619
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Walton, J E, A History of Dalton in Furness, (1984), 122

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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