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Latitude: 54.7482 / 54°44'53"N
Longitude: -3.0544 / 3°3'15"W
OS Eastings: 332226
OS Northings: 539764
OS Grid: NY322397
Mapcode National: GBR 7F3J.JN
Mapcode Global: WH80M.1XS9
Plus Code: 9C6RPWXW+76
Entry Name: The Old Brewery
Listing Date: 11 April 1967
Last Amended: 3 January 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1144435
English Heritage Legacy ID: 72370
Location: Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7
Civil Parish: Caldbeck
Built-Up Area: Caldbeck
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Caldbeck St Mungo
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 33 NW CALDBECK Caldbeck
13/62 The Old Brewery
(formerly listed as
11.4.67 Colebrook Brewery)
Former mill and house, later brewery and later barytes crushing mill. Former
house dated and inscribed over entrance ISM 1671 with mill of similar date, C18
extensions and 1860s and C20 alterations. Coursed mixed sandstone and
limestone rubble. Graduated greenslate roofs. Tall square tapering brewery
steam-engine chimney projects from roof of the former house. Central house of 2
storeys, 2 bays with square kiln (?) to left under pyramidal roof; earlier
2-storey, 4-bay mill to extreme left appears contemporary with house; high
2-storey, 4-bay malt house to right with single-storey double-span extension to
front right. House has moulded alternate-block surround under dated and
inscribed shaped lintel. 3-light chamfered stone-mullioned window and smaller
fire window to right with similar 2-light window above and blocked fire window.
Projecting kiln to left has side door and front C20 casement window with smaller
opening above. Former mill has facade to rear with small chamfered-surround C17
windows and one enlarged 2-light chamfered stone-mullioned window to right.
Malt house to right has louvred vent windows with 2 earlier blocked windows.
Large C20 garage doors to left and similar opening to extreme right. Probably
was originally a water-corn mill and became a brewery c1860. Had ceased
production in World War I when the building was used for crushing and drying
barytes for local mines. Illustrated, J.D. Marshall & M. Davies-Shiel, Lake
District at Work, 1971, p32, but not a paper mill as they describe it. Derelict
and unoccupied at time of survey and being converted into 4 houses, retaining
Listing NGR: NY3222639764
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