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Cark Hall north Cottage south Cottage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Flookburgh, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1825 / 54°10'57"N

Longitude: -2.9742 / 2°58'27"W

OS Eastings: 336516

OS Northings: 476741

OS Grid: SD365767

Mapcode National: GBR 7NN2.WF

Mapcode Global: WH83K.84YG

Entry Name: Cark Hall north Cottage south Cottage

Listing Date: 18 May 1953

Last Amended: 15 February 1989

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087146

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77050

Location: Lower Holker, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA11

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Lower Holker

Built-Up Area: Flookburgh

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Flookburgh St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

LOWER HOLKER CARK-IN-CARTMEL
SD 3676
9/136 Cark Hall, North
18.5.53 Cottage and South
Cottage (formerly
listed as Cark Hall)
G.V. II*
House, now 3 houses. 1580 (V.C.H.) with C17 alterations and wing. Roughcast
stone with slate roof. 2 storeys with attic, 4 bays with 3-storey, 4-bay wing
projecting to left. 1st and 4th bays project under gables, the 1st bay partly
covered by wing, the 4th bay narrow. Single-chamfered-mullioned windows with
label moulds, of 4 lights to ground floor, but that to 3rd bay now of 2 lights
and that to 4th bay is cross-mullioned. 1st floor similar, but window to 1st
bay cut by wing, 2 lights visible. Attic has 3:3:2-light windows, that to
centre in gabled dormer. Stair light to return of 1st bay. Central entrance
has doorcase with Ionic columns, entablature, projecting over columns and open
semi-circular pediment with armorial bearing: Rawlinson quartering Curwen and
Monk; 12-panel door. Cross-axial stack with round shaft. Inner return of wing
is similar, 2-light windows, most with leaded glazing, some with small-paned
glazing, 2nd bay has stair windows; gable end has large projecting stack with
round shaft. Right return has large C20 single storey lean-to outshut. 1st
floor has 4:3:2-light windows, 2 with missing mullions, end gables have 3- and
2-light windows. Rear has 1st, 2nd and 3rd projecting gabled bays. 1st bay has
2-light attic window over roofless shell of gabled outbuilding; gable-end stack;
return has 4-light window to ground and 1st floors, some mullions missing. 2nd
bay has 3-light stair window with high transom and 3-light attic window, both
with dripstones. 3rd bay has lean-to outshut with 2-light window and entrance
with architrave, 3-light 1st floor window; 4th bay has projecting gable-end
stack with rounded shaft, 3-light windows, 2-light attic window. Left return of
5 bays, the 3rd, 4th and 5th bays project, forming wing of 3 storeys. Ground
floor has 4:2:3:4-light windows; 1st floor has 4:2:3:2:2-light windows; 2nd
floor has 2-light window. Large gabled porch has entrances to 2 cottages, one
with chamfered reveals and wide-boarded door. Large projecting lateral stack
with set offs and rounded shafts to 2nd bay, 3rd bay has gable-end stack.
Interior has ovolo beams, Tudor-arched fireplaces, stud and plaster wall. Stair
with turned balusters, square newels with ball finials, moulded handrails and
strings, also spiral stair, part stone, part timber. Ceiling with plaster
cornice. 1st floor panelled room with corner closet, fireplace overmantel,
probably contemporary. See V.C.H. Lancs. Vol.VIII, p274.


Listing NGR: SD3651676741

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