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Latitude: 54.939 / 54°56'20"N
Longitude: -2.9266 / 2°55'35"W
OS Eastings: 340731
OS Northings: 560873
OS Grid: NY407608
Mapcode National: GBR 8C0B.59
Mapcode Global: WH7ZX.04N1
Entry Name: Houghton House
Listing Date: 22 September 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1087734
English Heritage Legacy ID: 77655
Location: Stanwix Rural, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6
Civil Parish: Stanwix Rural
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Houghton St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
STANWIX RURAL HOUGHTON
NY 46 SW
2/74 Houghton House
House. Between 1800-11 for William Hodgson. Stucco walls, stone dressings,
hipped slate roof. 2 storeys, 5 bays, with side wings of single storey, single
bay. Entrance has segmental porch on pilaster strips and 2 Ionic columns with
moulded entablature and cornice, surmounted by cast-iron balcony: panelled door
flanked by glazed side-lights and fanlight. Ground floor windows have
cross-casements and moulded surrounds: upper floor are sashes with glazing bars
and stucco surrounds. Ground floor has glazed canopy on cast-iron patterned
trellis, supported at either end by stone Ionic columns with block entablature,
moulded cornice, surmounted by carved vases. Dentilled projecting eaves. Wings
have dentilled pediments and windows same as ground floor. Out buildings
excluded. Colvin's, Dictionary of British Architects, 1978, records that the
library at Houghton House was by Peter Nicholson, c1810, for William Hodgson.
Listing NGR: NY4073160873
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