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Flookburgh Farmhouse and Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Flookburgh, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.1736 / 54°10'24"N

Longitude: -2.9712 / 2°58'16"W

OS Eastings: 336698

OS Northings: 475743

OS Grid: SD366757

Mapcode National: GBR 7NP5.JN

Mapcode Global: WH83K.BCCB

Entry Name: Flookburgh Farmhouse and Buildings

Listing Date: 15 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101510

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77080

Location: Lower Holker, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA11

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Lower Holker

Built-Up Area: Flookburgh

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Flookburgh St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 3675
(East side)
10/165 Flookburgh Farmhouse
and buildings
Farmhouse and buildings. Early C19, the farmhouse mid C19. Stone rubble with
dressed stone dressings and slate roof, house is roughcast; rest probably was
intended to be. Courtyard plan; house to north-west angle now includes north
range. House of 2 storeys and 2 bays, the 2nd 2 bays projecting under gable.
Quoins. Windows have rock-faced lintels and are sashed with glazing bars;
entrance to 1st bay. North range, now single storey extension to house, has
inserted casements and later lean-to outbuilding. West return to street of 4
bays, windows sashed; entrance with overlight; cross-axial stack. East range of
2 storeys and 5 bays, the central bay breaks forward under pedimented gable, the
end bays project under hipped gables. Ground floor has several cow house
entrances, 2 to end bays with one to inner returns; 3 to 2nd and 4th bays;
central bay has large elliptical-headed entrance with rusticated surround; some
now windows, the stone surrounds with projecting edges; 2 windows. 1st floor
has pitching eyes, most glazed, with projecting edges to surrounds; inserted
loading door to 1st bay. Round opening to gable. South end of 4 bays, the 1st
bay recessed with roof carried across on braces, the 3rd breaking forward under
pedimented gable. Quoins. Openings as above, one entrance altered to 2nd bay;
3rd bay has elliptical-headed barn entrance with rusticated surround. West
range of single storey sheds under single-pitch roofs. Blind walls to street
curved inward to gate piers; one stack. Elevations to courtyard altered, with
later lean-to extensions; elliptical-headed large entrances to east and south,
the latter blocked. Farmhouse included for group value.

Listing NGR: SD3669875743

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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