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Latitude: 54.6244 / 54°37'27"N
Longitude: -3.1539 / 3°9'14"W
OS Eastings: 325595
OS Northings: 526082
OS Grid: NY255260
Mapcode National: GBR 6GDZ.Z2
Mapcode Global: WH706.J1C6
Entry Name: Millbeck Hall and Adjoining Barn
Listing Date: 3 March 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121974
English Heritage Legacy ID: 72204
Location: Underskiddaw, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA12
Civil Parish: Underskiddaw
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Crosthwaite St Kentigern
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 22 NE UNDERSKIDDAW MILLBECK
8/119 Millbeck Hall and
3.3.67 adjoining barn
Farmhouse and barn. Dated over rear entrance 1592. Roughcast walls, under
graduated greenslate roof with brick chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 5 bays, with
contemporary single-bay wing to left rear and 2-bay barn to right of higher roof
line, forming overall L-shape. 2- and 3-light chamfered stone-mullioned windows
and smaller firewindows on both floors to right. 2 windows are C20 casements in
enlarged surrounds. Rear has replacement studded plank door in Tudor-style
surround under shaped lintel, dated and inscribed QVORSUM M.W. VIVERE MORI, MORI
VIVERE NICHOLAS WILLIAMSON (whither are we going, to live is to die, to die is
to live eternally). 2-light chamfered stone-mullioned windows and similar
windows in wing. Left plank door with ramp and steps to loft doorway. Barn has
openings with plain reveals and doorways to side and rear. Thought to
incorporate the remains of a C15 fortified tower with newel staircase in
thickness of the wall, but this is hidden by roughcast. See Old Manorial Halls
of Westmorland & Cumberland, by W.M. Taylor, 1892, pp320-323. Birthplace of Sir
Joseph Williamson a C17 Secretary of State.
Listing NGR: NY2559526082
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