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Low House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Helsington, Cumbria

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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

Plus Code: 9C6V76XG+84

Entry Name: Low House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145741

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75277

Location: Helsington, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA8

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Helsington

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Underbarrow with Helsington

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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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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