HELBECK HALL WITH RETAINING WALL TO REAR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1327012
Date first listed:
21-Jun-1984
Statutory Address:
HELBECK HALL WITH RETAINING WALL TO REAR

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Location

Statutory Address:
HELBECK HALL WITH RETAINING WALL TO REAR

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
Eden (District Authority)
Parish:
Helbeck
National Grid Reference:
NY 79212 15772

Details

NY 71 NE HELBECK

5/57 Helbeck Hall with retaining wall to rear

G.V. II*

Hall, dated 1776, by Henry Bellas (or Bellhouse) of Appleby for John Metcalfe (his initials with date on rainwater heads). Pebble-dashed coursed, squared rubble with rusticated quoins on chamfered plinth; moulded eaves with blocking course carrying urns. Hipped, graduated slate roofs with corniced stone chimneys; 3 ogee- headed dormer windows to front. Symmetrical 2-storey front, 1:5:1 wit end bays lower and set back; central block has band between floors. Central french window with glazing bars and traceried fanlight in doorcase with curvilinear head and inner ogee arch; sashes with glazing bars in ogee-headed architraves with finials. In C19 entrance moved to east return and single-storey billiard room added to north-east corner. Internally, original cornices, plaster friezes, and panelled window shutters survive; ground floor west room retains its plaster framing to walls. The dog-leg stair is cut-string with stone steps, square newels, and moulded handrail. Segmental kitchen fireplace flanked by single doorways, one of which opens onto staircase leading under garden to back door at lower level set in c15 ft high retaining wall; other doors in this wall (some now blocked) gave access to cellars under garden.

Listing NGR: NY7921215772

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
73342
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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