BRACKENFELL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1388267
Date first listed:
02-Aug-1999
Statutory Address:
BRACKENFELL, CAPON TREE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
BRACKENFELL, CAPON TREE ROAD

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
Carlisle (District Authority)
Parish:
Brampton
National Grid Reference:
NY 52865 59845

Details

NY 55 NW BRAMPTON CAPON TREE ROAD

93/13/10002 Brackenfell

II

House. 1938 with later alterations. Designed by Leslie Martin and Sadie Speight for Alastair Morton in the Modern style. Red brick cavity walls with local rough stone dressings and flat concrete lintels and roofs. 2 storey. Entrance facade has off-centre doorway with curved stone walled porte cochere and concrete roof, shallow wide porch has glass brick wall and iron column. This porch continues to the right covering 3 long windows with stone piers to support it at the front and side. To left of the entrance is the kitchen window with projecting service wing beyond. Above 3 rectangular windows over the door and to the right a circular window and beyond a large raking studio window. Garden front has projecting 2 storey section to right with 3 windows and an added projecting sun lounge to right. Above 4 windows with rendered panels above and below. To the left set back nursery with 2 windows and an inserted door with above an open sleeping platform with metal railings. Beyond the blank ground floor is topped by the studio with its unusual large window. INTERIOR retains its original plan form. Original doors and fitted cupboards survive throughout the house especially in the kitchen, bedrooms and upstairs landing. Main reception room has original stone fireplace. Original wooden staircase with unusual balustrade also survives intact. Sources; Architectural Review, July 1939, pp.13-15 Leslie Martin, Buildings and Projects from the Studio of Leslie Martin, 1983, Neil and Cathy Ritson, Brackenfell, Sixty Years On, 1999.



Listing NGR: NY5286559845

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
476266
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Martin, L, Buildings and Projects from the Studio of Leslie Martin, (1983)
Ritson, N, Ritson, C, Brackenfell Sixty Years On, (1999)
'Architectural Review' in July, (1939), 13-15

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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