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Abbey Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in St Bees, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4948 / 54°29'41"N

Longitude: -3.5939 / 3°35'38"W

OS Eastings: 296860

OS Northings: 512226

OS Grid: NX968122

Mapcode National: GBR 3JBG.QH

Mapcode Global: WH5ZF.R9S0

Entry Name: Abbey Farmhouse

Listing Date: 6 April 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086679

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76162

Location: St. Bees, Copeland, Cumbria, CA27

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland

Civil Parish: St. Bees

Built-Up Area: St Bees

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: St Bees

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NX 91 SE (INSET) ST BEES B5345 (West side)
St Bees

8/64 Abbey Farmhouse

6.4.79

G.V. II


House. Dated 1679; later additions and alterations. Richard Caton of Lancaster
was mason. Decorative, dated, door lintel on north return incorporates initials
IL : B (John Lowther : Baronet - owner); RS (Richard Stainton - tenant) and TT
(Thomas Tickell - estate steward). Main block, to right in farmyard elevation,
incised stucco with rusticated quoins. Graduated slate roof with outshut to
rear. Stone copings and kneelers; rendered mid and end chimneys. Symmetrical;
3 storeys, 3 bays, with sashes to each floor (2nd floor sashes smaller).
Part-glazed door on north return has sash to left on ground and 2nd floors above
above on 1st floor. All sashes with glazing bars in stone surrounds. 2-storey,
2-bay block adjoining south return is pebble-dashed rubble under graduated slate
roof. Plank door, with paired sash in stone surround to each floor on right.
(Information on initials provided by Blake Tyson).


Listing NGR: NX9686112228

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