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Bell's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Burtholme, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.9741 / 54°58'26"N

Longitude: -2.6771 / 2°40'37"W

OS Eastings: 356752

OS Northings: 564593

OS Grid: NY567645

Mapcode National: GBR 9BRX.6Q

Mapcode Global: WH7ZT.V7BN

Entry Name: Bell's Cottage

Listing Date: 15 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087499

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78136

Location: Burtholme, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Burtholme

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Lanercostwith Kirkcambeck St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


31/49 Bell's Cottage


House. Late C17 for the Bell family, with C19 and C20 alterations. Whitewashed
stone rubble (from the nearby Roman Wall); Welsh slate roof with coped gables
and kneelers, central stone chimney stack. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Central fire
windows on both floors with chamfered surrounds, flanking C20 windows on ground
floor in C19 opening; original blocked windows to left and right. Upper floor
has 3-light chamfered stone mullioned window to left and similar 2-light window
to right. C20 door in end wall right, perhaps represents the entrance from the
cross passage. Large C20 ground floor window in end wall left. Interior of
former kitchen has fireplace beam with incised date and inscription T.B. 1766 A.
(other initial partly erased); heck partition; spice cupboard has carved wooden
door dated and inscribed 1681 B.E.; beamed oak ceiling. Built parallel to and
within a few metres of the Roman Wall.

Listing NGR: NY5675264593

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