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

Allerdale (District Authority)
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NY 07004 24032


DEAN ULLOCK NY 02 SE 12/123 Crakeplace Hall (previously 3-3-67 listed with attached farm buildings) II*

Farmhouse. Mid C16 with extension, dated 1612 over doorway, for the Crakeplace family; C19 and C20 alterations. Cement roughcast walls, under graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and kneelers; roughcast rebuilt chimney stacks. 2½ storeys, 3 bays with integral left stable under common roof and right lower right-angled 2-bay extensions, forming overall L-shape. Main part has ground-floor former 4-light stone-mullioned window with central mullion removed, under similar complete 3-light window, both with hoodmoulds, that in ground floor with carved-head label stops. Left enlarged C20 garage doorway in former stable. Extruded lean-to roughcast stone porch with plank door in stone architrave under stone inscribed and dated CHRISTOPHER CRAKEPLACE BUILT THE SAME WHEN HE WAS SERVANT TO BARON ALTHAM. Extension has sash windows with glazing bars in plain reveals, the ground-floor one under hoodmould extruding around side of porch. Rear of main part has various windows on 3 levels: central former 2-light stone-mullioned window under complete 3-light window, both under hoodmoulds, and small square chamfered-surround attic windows; other windows are sashes in C18 and C19 stone surrounds. Former stable has slit vent and attic window. Interior has C16 arched stone kitchen fireplace similar to one at Branthwaite Hall. See M.W. Taylor, Old Manorial Halls of Cumberland & Westmorland, pp326-7; Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, old series, xiii, pp431-2. All further extensions are not of interest.

Listing NGR: NY0700424032


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Taylor, M W , Old Manorial Halls of Cumberland and Westmorland, (1892), 326-7
'Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society' in Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, , Vol. 13, (), 431-2


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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Date: 17 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/07029/28
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