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Brackenber Hall and Adjoining Garage

A Grade II Listed Building in Murton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.5704 / 54°34'13"N

Longitude: -2.4284 / 2°25'42"W

OS Eastings: 372399

OS Northings: 519551

OS Grid: NY723195

Mapcode National: GBR CHHL.1D

Mapcode Global: WH930.NDT2

Entry Name: Brackenber Hall and Adjoining Garage

Listing Date: 12 September 1957

Last Amended: 21 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137359

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73367

Location: Murton, Eden, Cumbria, CA16

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Murton

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Appleby St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


4/82 Brackenber Hall &
12.9.57 adjoining garage
(formerly listed as
Brankenber Hall)


2 houses, now house and garage. Two C17 builds. Coursed, squared rubble with
quoins. Garage has later graduated slate roof (roof raised; original
steeply-pitched gable line visible on west return to house). House has
graduated stone-flagged roof with stone copings and kneelers; stair outshut to
rear. End chimneys replaced central hearth. 2-storey garage has large C20
opening and plank door with blocked original 3-light mullioned window between;
similar 2-light window to rear. Blocked fireplace with chamfered surround
internally against east wall. House 2 storeys with attics, 5 bays. Original
studded wooden door in architrave has 3-light window to left; segment-headed
fire window, one 3-light and one 2-light window to right. 1st floor has central
fire window with two 2-light windows on either side; attic similar, but windows
smaller. Ground floor windows and 3 middle 1st floor windows in architraves,
others in plain stone surrounds; all except fire windows, mullioned. Continuous
hood-mould to ground floor, rising over door; string course above 1st floor.
Internally, original panelled doors and stop-chamfered beams survive
throughout. Dog-leg stair has closed string with turned balusters, square
newels with ball finials, and a moulded handrail. Original wooden spiral stair
leads from 1st floor to attic. 3 numbered trusses to roof (central one boxed
in). Buildings adjoining east end of house not included.

Listing NGR: NY7239919551

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

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