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Houghton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanwix Rural, Cumbria

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087734

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77655

Location: Stanwix Rural, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

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

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Listing Text

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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