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Millbeck Hall and Adjoining Barn

A Grade II* Listed Building in Underskiddaw, Cumbria

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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

Plus Code: 9C6RJRFW+QC

Entry Name: Millbeck Hall and Adjoining Barn

Listing Date: 3 March 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121974

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72204

Location: Underskiddaw, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA12

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Underskiddaw

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Crosthwaite St Kentigern

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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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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