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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: No name for this Entry

List entry Number: 1326824

Location

21 AND 22, LOWTHER VILLAGE

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

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaEdenDistrict AuthorityLowther

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 03-Sep-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 74360

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History

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Details

NY 52 SW LOWTHER LOWTHER VILLAGE

12/151 Nos 21 and 22 (formerly listed as 6.2.68 Nos 28-33)

II*

2 houses. 1765-73 by Robert Adam as estate houses for Sir James Lowther, part of a model village which was never completed. Mixed sandstone rubble walls, with string courses on 2-storey parts. Graduated greenslate roofs,those at ends hipped; banded cement-rendered chimney stacks. One quadrant of a circus; central part single storey, 10 bays, with 2-storey single-bay wings at either end. Plank doors at either end of single-storey range and C20 casement windows with glazing bars in original plain reveals, all with red sandstone lintels and sills. Originally divided into numerous houses and by the early 1960s semi-derelict, but altered with HBC grant in 1965. See Ancient Monument Society's Transactions, 14, pp.57-73, R.W. Brunskill, Lowther Village and Robert Adam.

Listing NGR: NY5369923643

Selected 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

National Grid Reference: NY5369923643

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