LOWTHER COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1356573
Date first listed:
06-Feb-1968
Statutory Address:
LOWTHER COTTAGE, LOWTHER VILLAGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
LOWTHER COTTAGE, LOWTHER VILLAGE

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
Eden (District Authority)
Parish:
Lowther
National Park:
LAKE DISTRICT
National Grid Reference:
NY 53657 23586

Details

NY 52 SW LOWTHER LOWTHER VILLAGE

12/153 Lowther Cottage 6.2.68 II*

House. 1766-73 by Robert Adam, as estate house for Sir James Lowther, part of a model village which was never completed; altered in early C19. Cement rendered walls with painted string course, under graduated hipped greenslate roofs with banded cement-rendered chimney stacks. 2 storeys, with central recessed bays and flanking 2-bay gabled wings; single-storey, single-bay pavilions at each end. Central plain boarded door in shouldered pilastered surround. Sash windows in painted stucco surrounds, except for plain reveal over entrance. Left pavilion has plank door in segmental archway and right one has large sash window with glazing bars. See Ancient Monument Society's Transactions, 14, pp.57-73, R.W. Brunskill, Lowther Village and Robert Adam.

Listing NGR: NY5365723586

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
74362
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Brunskill, R W , Lowther Village and Robert Adam
'Transactions of the Ancient Monuments Society' in Transactions of the Ancient Monuments Society, , Vol. 14, (), 57-73

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 21 Oct 2003
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