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Latitude: 54.2984 / 54°17'54"N
Longitude: -2.7747 / 2°46'28"W
OS Eastings: 349681
OS Northings: 489471
OS Grid: SD496894
Mapcode National: GBR 9L2Q.2X
Mapcode Global: WH832.B7Z4
Entry Name: Low House Farmhouse
Listing Date: 22 November 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1145741
English Heritage Legacy ID: 75277
Location: Helsington, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA8
District: South Lakeland
Civil Parish: Helsington
Traditional County: Westmorland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Underbarrow with Helsington
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
SD 48 NE HELSINGTON WHETSTONE LANE
3/4 Low House Farmhouse
House, now divided into two. L-shaped west wing late Cl7 with later alterations.
East wing dated 1767 on plaque above doorway. Roughcast rendered walls, green
slate roof with end chimneys. East wing has stone copings and kneeler to right hand
gable and heavy timber modillioned cornice gutter. 2 storeys plus attic. Older
part has variety of windows including one with heavy timber mullions. (Several
similar windows can be seen from the inside but are now blocked up). East wing
has 8-panelled door with traceried semi-circular fanlight above and C18 sash window
with glazing bars to left. 2 similar sash windows to first floor and in wing at right
angles. Stair window with semi-circular traceried head at rear. Interior of
west wing has spiral staircase with octagonal oak newel and solid oak steps,
old flooring and the upper part of the plaster fire hood in the attic. The
East wing has an C18 staircase with turned balusters and C18 panelling. See
also RCHM p.108.
Listing NGR: SD4968189471
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