PELHAM HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1356190
Date first listed:
14-Jul-1989
Statutory Address:
PELHAM HOUSE

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Location

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

Details

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
76355
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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