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Four Gables

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brampton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.9472 / 54°56'50"N

Longitude: -2.7143 / 2°42'51"W

OS Eastings: 354346

OS Northings: 561632

OS Grid: NY543616

Mapcode National: GBR 9CH7.5B

Mapcode Global: WH7ZT.8XR7

Entry Name: Four Gables

Listing Date: 13 February 1963

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087651

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77871

Location: Brampton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: 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


10/75 Four Gables

13.2.63 II*

House. Dated 1879 (datestone beside front door, not attached to building) by
Philip Webb for Agent to the Earl of Carlisle. Dressed red sandstone with
ashlar quoins, modillions and dressings, graduated green slate roof, with
sandstone chimney stacks. 2½ storeys, 2 bays with 1½ storey, 3 bay extension
and single storey stable block. Entrance has projecting gabled porch with round
head recess with top glazed 8-panel square headed door. Sash windows with
glazing bars have chamfered surrounds with segmental pediments to first floor.
2 double casements in gable have joining hood-mould, other smaller windows are
square leaded casements. Left wing has 1-3-4 light mullions windows with square
leaded lights. Triple mullioned dormer window with sloping roof, flanked by
double mullioned windows with glazing bars, all corbelled out. Coped gables
with kneelers to steeply pitched green slate roof. Outbuildings have similar
roofs and plank doors. Further extension now converted to house, has been much
altered and is not included in the listing.

Interior shows finely worked detail throughout. Several individually designed
stone fireplaces, that in dining-room having panelled surround with cupboards.
Two interesting staircases, one having big diagonal beams on stone corbels
across the landing at the turn of the stairs.

Listing NGR: NY5434661632

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