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Lawson Masonic Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Brampton, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9422 / 54°56'32"N

Longitude: -2.7335 / 2°44'0"W

OS Eastings: 353105

OS Northings: 561088

OS Grid: NY531610

Mapcode National: GBR 9CB9.Z4

Mapcode Global: WH7ZZ.Z1HJ

Entry Name: Lawson Masonic Hall

Listing Date: 16 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087641

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77848

Location: Brampton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Brampton

Built-Up Area: Brampton

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Brampton St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 5361 BRAMPTON MARKET PLACE
(East side,off)

16/51 Lawson Masonic Hall

II

Masonic Hall, formerly The Mansion House. 1819 for Rev Thomas Ramshay, vicar of
Brampton, with C20 additions. English garden wall bond brickwork with stone
plinth and string course; green slate roof, brick chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 6
bays. Stepped tetrastyle Tuscan portico, with moulded entablature and cornice:
glazed and panelled door with radial fanlight and side-lights, in a Venetian
style surround. Left bays are as original with sashes and glazing bars having
stone lintels and sills. Projecting bays right are in C20 red brick with reused
lintels, sills and windows. Interior: principal room right, has carved
skirting boards and plain dado rail; carved overdoor cases with decorated and
moulded architraves, panelled doors; moulded plaster cornice and frieze with
decorated plaster ceiling. Room left has marble fireplace, moulded picture rail
and 1982 replacement ceiling, internal shutters to all windows. Cantilever
stone staircase has iron balusters and curved mahogany handrail; apsidal end has
plaster cornice and decorated frieze. Listing includes 2 storey, 2 bay
extension to right in dressed red sandstone, with sash windows and glazing bars,
now caretaker's flat and kitchen.


Listing NGR: NY5310561078

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