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High House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bowness, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.9026 / 54°54'9"N

Longitude: -3.1609 / 3°9'39"W

OS Eastings: 325658

OS Northings: 557052

OS Grid: NY256570

Mapcode National: GBR 6CCR.GB

Mapcode Global: WH6YV.F11D

Entry Name: High House

Listing Date: 11 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144627

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71907

Location: Bowness, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Bowness

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Bowness-on-Solway St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 25 NE BOWNESS Fingland

6/29 High House


Farmhouse. Dated 1742 with inscription Michael Smith over entrance, C19
alterations. English garden wall bond brickwork on chamfered stone plinth with
V-jointed quoins. C19 Welsh slate roof with eaves modillions; C19 brick chimney
stacks. 2 storeys, 5 bays, double span. Top-glazed 4-panel door in bolection
moulded architrave inscribed and dated frieze, under swan-neck pediment with
decorated tympanum. C20 single-pane sash windows in narrow painted stone
architraves. Stair window over entrance is larger and has C19 coloured-glass
sash. Brickwork of front and sides changes above ground floor and suggests
rebuilding of the upper storey in C19, retaining original window surrounds and
quoins. Outbuildings are not of interest.

Listing NGR: NY2565857052

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