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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: 1204286



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

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Nether Staveley

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Feb-1962

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 76483

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6/21 The Ashes Farmhouse 12/2/62


Farmhouse and cottage, now all one. C17, house extensively refurbished and roof raised during early C18, later alterations and additions to rear. Slobbered rubble walls; graduated greenslate roof, hip to left; stone ridge. 2 end chimneys to house, one to cottage. L-shaped plan. House: 2 storeys plus attics lit from gable; 3 bays; C18 panelled door in later gabled timber porch; early C19 sash with glazing bars to either side, 2 similar over. Cottage: 2 storeys with single storey lean-to at right; gabled stone porch; heavy oak studded door; late C19 sash to each floor with stone voussoirs and slate drip to ground floor; board door to lean-to. Interior has flagged floors; reused chamfered beams with end stops; oak staircase continuing to attic with closed string, square newels and moulded balusters. Early C18 carved stone fireplace with Philipson Arms: 3 Boars' Heads and Prince of Wales' Feathers. Cupboard with round arched opening, flanking pilasters, heavy cornice, fielded and panelled doors and interior with shaped shelves and coved head with gold painted shell. Spice cupboard with initials and date P (for Robert Philipson also R 8 1723 known as Robert the Devil). Fragments of C18 panelling and old doors. Large sheet of early plate glass set in passage wall. House belonged to a branch of the Philipson family who are said to have been pirates although this cannot be authenticated. See RCHM p.219.

Listing NGR: SD4697196973

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National Grid Reference: SD 46971 96973


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