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Burton House, North Wing; Burton House, South Wing; Burton House and Rear Garden Wall Attached to South Wing and Forming Rear Wall of the White Cottage and Outlook

A Grade II* Listed Building in Burton-in-Kendal, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1796 / 54°10'46"N

Longitude: -2.7211 / 2°43'15"W

OS Eastings: 353032

OS Northings: 476215

OS Grid: SD530762

Mapcode National: GBR 9NF3.PH

Mapcode Global: WH83P.56HQ

Entry Name: Burton House, North Wing; Burton House, South Wing; Burton House and Rear Garden Wall Attached to South Wing and Forming Rear Wall of the White Cottage and Outlook

Listing Date: 12 February 1962

Last Amended: 22 October 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087316

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76648

Location: Burton-in-Kendal, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA6

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Burton-in-Kendal

Built-Up Area: Burton-in-Kendal

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Burton St James

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 5276-5376 BURTON MAIN STREET
(East side) Burton
6/14
Burton House, North
wing; Burton House,
12.2.62 South wing; Burton
House and rear garden
wall attached to
South wing and
forming rear wall of
the White Cottage and
Outlook
(formerly listed as Burton
House))

G.V. II*

House, now divided into 3, and rear garden wall. Late C18 with later
alterations. Ashlar front, rubble sides and rear, partly with scored stucco;
graduated greenslate roof. 3-storey central block with 2-storey pavilions and
linking blocks, plus cellars. 9 bays 1:2:3:2:1. Sashes with glazing bars in
moulded stone surrounds. Venetian style Main Entrance (now to Burton House) in
left-hand return of central block, has 6-panelled door under fanlight with
interlaced glazing bars in moulded surround with keystone. Linking blocks have
French windows with marginal glazing bars;and upper floors, probably added
later, each have 2 sashes. Pavilions have single sash to each floor and
pedimented gables. Ground-floor openings, except Main Entrance, have
alternately a pediment or cornice. Plinth, moulded cill band to ground floor,
plain cill band to first floor, modillioned overhanging eaves. Rear has
tripartite sashes in main block, 3 round-headed windows with interlaced glazing
bars in summerhouse in North wing facing garden and 3 blind round-headed windows
in garden wall attached to South wing to complete symmetry. Interior has
original panelled doors, shutters and architraves, fireplaces in all but 2 rooms
and decorative plasterwork to principal rooms throughout. Notably: Burton
House has oval Adam-style drawing room, decorative plasterwork to upstairs
sitting room and well of stone staircase which has open string, ramped handrails
with wreathed terminal and curtail. South wing retains shelving and plasterwork
of original library and North wing has remains of original panelled cupboards
and shelves in former summerhouse.


Listing NGR: SD5303276215

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