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Millbeck Towers

A Grade II Listed Building in Underskiddaw, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.625 / 54°37'30"N

Longitude: -3.1531 / 3°9'11"W

OS Eastings: 325647

OS Northings: 526154

OS Grid: NY256261

Mapcode National: GBR 6GFY.4T

Mapcode Global: WH706.J0QP

Plus Code: 9C6RJRGW+2Q

Entry Name: Millbeck Towers

Listing Date: 8 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121982

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72199

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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Woollen carding mill, now private house. Late C18 with extensive alterations of
1903 for John Daniel Banks. Cement render and roughcast walls with Lombard
frieze eaves, under Welsh slate roof, with fish-scale greenslate pavilions
surmounted by weather vanes; rendered chimney stacks. 3 storeys, 3 bays, with
flanking 3-storey angle towers. Top-glazed door and C20 casement windows in
cement surrounds under pediments. See Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland
Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, new series, 1vii, pp158-172. A painting
of the building before conversion is reproduced by Molly Lefebure, Cumberland
Heritage, 1970, p125.

Listing NGR: NY2564726154

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