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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1144496
English Heritage Legacy ID: 72312
Location: Blennerhasset and Torpenhow, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7
Civil Parish: Blennerhasset and Torpenhow
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Binsey Team
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 14 SE BLENNERHASSET & TORPENHOW
5/7 Low Wood Rook and
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
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