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Latitude: 54.1742 / 54°10'27"N
Longitude: -2.9712 / 2°58'16"W
OS Eastings: 336702
OS Northings: 475818
OS Grid: SD367758
Mapcode National: GBR 7NP5.KD
Mapcode Global: WH83K.BBDT
Entry Name: 18, Market Street
Listing Date: 25 March 1970
Last Amended: 22 June 2007
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1087155
English Heritage Legacy ID: 77077
Location: Lower Holker, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA11
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
1269/10/162 MARKET STREET
(Formerly listed as:
16 AND 18)
LOWER HOLKER MARKET STREET
House. Lintel reads: "C M/1665". Architect unknown. Roughcast stone with slate roof. T-shaped plan with rear extensions forming the tail of the T.
Exterior: Front facade has two storeys. Modern half-glazed front door beneath two-arched recessed stone lintel flanking carved date. Casement window and two-light, stone mullioned fire window to left of door. Upper floor has small paned fixed glazing to windows, the larger has pivoted upper lights the smaller has one opening pane. Rear facade has two-storey slate roofed projection with modern smaller single-storey extension added to it. Gable-end chimney stack and a cross-axial chimney stack project from roof.
Interior: Not inspected.
History: built in 1665. The modern single-storey extension to the rear facade is belived to have been added about 1990.
Evaluation of Importance: A mid C17 vernacular domestic building which, depsite some modernisation, retains some original features and remains a good example of an architectural style found in many nucleated settlements around the Morecambe Bay area.
Listing NGR: SD3670275818
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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