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Mill and Barns Adjoining to West of Abbey Cowper

A Grade II Listed Building in Holme Abbey, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8431 / 54°50'35"N

Longitude: -3.3126 / 3°18'45"W

OS Eastings: 315807

OS Northings: 550603

OS Grid: NY158506

Mapcode National: GBR 5D9F.MN

Mapcode Global: WH6YZ.2JVJ

Entry Name: Mill and Barns Adjoining to West of Abbey Cowper

Listing Date: 19 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144607

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71959

Location: Holme Abbey, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Holme Abbey

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Holme Cultram St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 15 SE HOLME ABBEY Abbeytown

6/8 Mill and Barns
adjoining to west of
Abbey Cowper

G.V. II

Steam powered corn mill, now barn, incorporating earlier farmhouse and barn.
C17 house and barn, early C19 mill. Cement rendered walls, Flemish bond
brickwork to rear; graduated hipped slate roof. Earlier buildings of clay on
red sandstone foundations (from Holme Cultram Abbey). Large 2-storey, 6-bay
mill with original buildings to rear forming U-shape. Mill: gabled 2-storey
central projection has side plank door in stone surround. Sash windows with
glazing bars in stone surrounds. Large cart entrance to rear. To left rear at
right-angles adjoining the present farmhouse is the original cross-passage
house, now a barn. Blocked front entrance now a window. All other original
entrances and windows now blocked. Late C19 extension to right,with canted bay
window, joins with present house. Sculptured stone from Holme Cultram Abbey
built into front wall. Interior has one pair of upper crucks. Upper floor
windows, blocked when walls were raised in height, are visible from the hay
loft. Original barn to right rear of mill, at right-angles. Its clay walls now
form internal walls extended in brick. Central cart entrance. Listed partly
for G.V. with Abbey Cowper.


Listing NGR: NY1580750603

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

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