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List entry Summary

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

Name: FLASS HOUSE

List entry Number: 1145414

Location

FLASS HOUSE

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

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaEdenDistrict AuthorityCrosby Ravensworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1968

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 74046

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History

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Details

CROSBY RAVENSWORTH MAULDS MEABURN NY 61 NW (south end)

5/30 Flass House 6.2.68

GV II*

Palladian villa. Rebuilt c.1848-1861 (incorporating parts of C18 house?) for Lancelot and Wilkinson Dent. Architects Mr Gray (to c.1854) and Mr G Mair (post 1854) fitted out by Gillows of Lancaster. Stucco finish with rusticated pilasters and dressed stone detailing. Remains of contemporary cast-iron conservatory at south end. Graduated slate roofs with projecting eaves. Asymmetrical plan. Mainly 2 storeys with attics; 3-storey tower. Symmetrical west elevation to main house is 4 bays (1:2:1): Each wing has a projecting flat-roofed bay to the ground floor with a tall tripartite window to the front and french windows to the returns; tall casements to 2 central bays. String-course between floors. Corniced tripartite window over each projecting bay with small Diocletian window in gable above; segment-headed windows, with moulded sills and hoods, to 2 central bays. Dentilled eaves cornice. Central dormer window between 2 clasping stone chimney stacks. Numerous corniced stone chimneys. Interior has very high standard of detailing and decoration: Cubic entrance hall with 1st floor gallery and etched glass dome. Cast-iron panels to gallery and splats to stairs. Ornate fireplaces and plasterwork throughout.

Listing NGR: NY6275215682

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National Grid Reference: NY 62752 15682

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