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Latitude: 54.2033 / 54°12'11"N
Longitude: -2.5955 / 2°35'43"W
OS Eastings: 361253
OS Northings: 478775
OS Grid: SD612787
Mapcode National: GBR BM9V.W0
Mapcode Global: WH94P.3MB2
Entry Name: Mill Brow House
Listing Date: 22 March 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1145767
English Heritage Legacy ID: 75230
Location: Kirkby Lonsdale, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA6
District: South Lakeland
Civil Parish: Kirkby Lonsdale
Built-Up Area: Kirkby Lonsdale
Traditional County: Westmorland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Kirkby Lonsdale Team Ministry
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
5166 (south side)
Mill Brow House
SD 6178 NW 5/116
1811. Former workhouse. Three storeys and basement. Squared watershot rubble.
Slate roof. Three chimneys. Quoins. Plinth. Four windows with sills and plain
reveals. Those to second floor retain iron casements, the rest reglazed. Doorway
with plain stone surround. Modern door.
Attached at rear (ie on Mill Brow) is former mill, entered through door on first
landing of workhouse. Two storeys at upper end and three at lower. Square coursed
rubble. Slate roof. Quoins. Large segmental headed doorway and similar window over.
Plank door of two-leaves with fanlight with all glazing bars.
Interior of workhouse. Four flight dogleg stair with stone treads. Ground and first
floors partitioned, probably in C19. Second floor retains floor of large stone flags
and rooms opening off spinal corridor.
Built in 1811 as a workhouse, condemned by the Poor Law Commissioners. A Hostel
in 1910. Now flats.
Listing NGR: SD6125378775
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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