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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: WATERMILLOCK HOUSE AND ADJOINING PART OF MAGNOLIA COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1326838

Location

WATERMILLOCK HOUSE AND ADJOINING PART OF MAGNOLIA COTTAGE, A592

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

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaEdenDistrict AuthorityMatterdale

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-Dec-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 74548

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History

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Details

In the entry for:- MATTERDALE A592 (north west side Watermillock

6/146 Watermillock House and adjoining part of Magnolia Cottage

The previous listing date "27-12-67" shall be added

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NY 42 SW MATTERDALE A592 (north west side) Watermillock 6/146 Watermillock House and adjoining part of Magnolia Cottage -

- II* House. Late C17 with late C18 addition. Roughcast stone rubble, with slate roof. North-east elevation of 2 storeys with attic and 3 bays, the end bays project under asymmetrical gables carried down to form wide eaves on curved brackets. Moulded bargeboards. Central bay has 3-light single-chamfered mullioned windows flanking entrance, and fire window to right; continuous dripcourse, raised over entrances; 1st floor has 4-light window with single light to right. Wings have sashed windows with glazing bars, each gable has 2 bull's eyes. Central entrance has roll moulded jambs and lintel with sunk ogee enclosing lettering: "I & ED" and flanked by escutheons with figures: "16" and "86"; 6-panel door has 3 round-headed upper panels and date: 1686 to top, original drop handle and knocker; strap hinges. Entrance to inner return of left wing has 4-paned door with wooden pull handle and drop handle, corresponding entrance to right wing has 6-fielded-panel door. Large cross- axial stack and similar stack to left wing. Rear has 5-bay later range under hipped roof. sashed windows with single glazing bars and central Venetian stair window; entrance to 4th bay. return lateral stacks. Interior: Hall has segmental arched fireplace with later corbelled fireplace within, also cupboards with butterfly hinges; segmental-headed entrance to left. End panelled partition mostly hidden, beams cased; cornices. Dining room, originally 2 rooms, has panelling to front part, and bolection-moulded fireplace. 1st floor has some original doors and closets, room with modillioned cornice and bolection-moulded fireplace. Stone spiral stair to attic. rear range has imperial stair with 2 lower flights and Adam-style plaster ceiling, tympanum over entrance to front range. Part of left wing forms part of Magnolia Cottage, part of a later range of no special interest.

Listing NGR: NY4459422459

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National Grid Reference: NY 44594 22459

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