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Lowick Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lowick, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2643 / 54°15'51"N

Longitude: -3.0979 / 3°5'52"W

OS Eastings: 328586

OS Northings: 485956

OS Grid: SD285859

Mapcode National: GBR 6MT4.34

Mapcode Global: WH71Z.D21S

Entry Name: Lowick Hall

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086795

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75874

Location: Lowick, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA12

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Lowick

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Lowick St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

LOWICK
SD 28 SE
10/100 Lowick Hall
25.3.70
lI*

House. South wing C16 or C17 originally pele tower, one of 2; rest of house
mid C18, rainwater head dated 1746; C19 porch. East elevation of 2 storeys
and 5-bays, with 3-storey gabled bay to south, forming south wing. Top frieze,
cornice and blacking course, stone rainwater head and downpipe; decorative
bargeboards to wing. Windows have architraves and are sashed with horns; wing
has 4-light chamfered-wooden-mullioned windows, with 3-light window to 2nd
floor. Entrance to 4th bay has ashlar porch with paired half-glazed doors,
side windows, dentilled cornice and parapet; inner 12-panel door in C18
doorcase. 3 gable-end stacks. Site of demolished pele tower to north.
South elevation has varied fenestration including some mullioned windows.
Large cross-axial stack with rounded shaft. North elevation has sashed
windows with glazing bars to rear wing, those to 1st floor are original, with
ovolo glazing bars; lateral stack. Rear has 3 gabled bays the 1st 2 projecting.
Sashed windows with glazing bars, round-headed stair window has pilasters and
archivolt; 3rd bay has 2-light window with leaded glazing. Entrance to 2nd
bay. 2 gable-end stacks and return lateral stack. Interior: South wing has
stop-chamfered beams; ground floor fireplace with inset fireplace and oven,
and priest hole. Doorway with chamfered frame and spiral stair of oak baulks.
1st floor has 2 triangular-headed doorways, wide-boarded doors. Main house has
doors of 6 and 2 fielded panels; fireplace with panelled pilasters and lintel
with shell motif to key; open-string dog-leg stair has 2 column an vase
balusters to the tread and scrolly tread ends; fielded-panel dado. 1st floor
has doorways with eared architraves and pulvinated frieze and pediment;
fielded panelled partitions with dado and dentilled cornice; cupboard has
glazed doors, swan-neck pediment and Everard Crest.


Listing NGR: SD2858685956

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