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Low Wood Nook and Former Stables

A Grade II Listed Building in Blennerhasset and Torpenhow, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.7535 / 54°45'12"N

Longitude: -3.2552 / 3°15'18"W

OS Eastings: 319310

OS Northings: 540556

OS Grid: NY193405

Mapcode National: GBR 5FQG.1T

Mapcode Global: WH6ZC.ZS19

Entry Name: Low Wood Nook and Former Stables

Listing Date: 3 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144496

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72312

Location: Blennerhasset and Torpenhow, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Blennerhasset and Torpenhow

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Binsey Team

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


5/7 Low Wood Rook and
former stables


House and stables used in C19 as inn. Dated and inscribed over entrance J. &
E.A. (Addison) 1663; with extensive C18 alterations and additions. Painted
rendered walls on chamfered plinth under graduated greenslate roof with coped
gables and stone chimney stacks. 2 storeys with attic, 2 bays with lower 2-bay
extension and stables under common roof to left. c20 door in original C17
surround under inscribed lintel with hoodmould dated on the label stops. Double
sash windows in late C18 painted stone surrounds. Central pointed attic window
is now boarded. Extension has sash windows in painted stone surrounds, those on
upper floor with glazing bars. Former stable has plank door and casement
windows, some boarded, all in painted stone surrounds. Birthplace of Thomas
Addison, later of London, who gave the ceiling for Torpenhow Church in 1689 and
was a relative of Joseph Addison the essayist, see C.R. Hudleston & R.S.
Boumphrey, Cumberland Families & Heraldry, 1978, pl.

Listing NGR: NY1931040556

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

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