Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1356190

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1989

Statutory Address: PELHAM HOUSE


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Statutory Address: PELHAM HOUSE

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

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland (District Authority)

Parish: Ponsonby

National Grid Reference: NY 03781 05753


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PONSONBY - NY 00 NW 3/55 Pelham House - II* Large house, currently empty (1988). c.1780 with later additions. Ashlar, some rubble to rear. East elevation of 2 storeys and 5 bays; 3-storey 3-bay centre breaks forward under pediment. Top frieze and cornice, sill bands. Windows are sashed with glazing bars, those to ground floor have architraves, friezes and consoled cornices. Entrance has architrave and Tetrastyle Doric portico. Top belvedere lights stair hall. 5-bay returns similar, with pilaster strips and cornices. Each return has rectangular bay window, tripartite sash. Plainer 3-bay extension has plain cornice, some triple sashed windows to north, plainer 3-bay service wing, and C20 extension to west, not of special interest, with single-storey flat roofed wings. Interior has semicircular stair hall with flying stair with iron balusters and 1st floor door. Many fireplaces, plaster cornices, doorcases with swan-neck pediments, etc.

Listing NGR: NY0378105753


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Legacy System: LBS

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