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Holme Head House

A Grade II Listed Building in Denton Holme, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.8816 / 54°52'53"N

Longitude: -2.9412 / 2°56'28"W

OS Eastings: 339715

OS Northings: 554501

OS Grid: NY397545

Mapcode National: GBR 7CXZ.1W

Mapcode Global: WH802.SKMJ

Entry Name: Holme Head House

Listing Date: 13 November 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197008

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386588

Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Town: Carlisle

Electoral Ward/Division: Denton Holme

Built-Up Area: Carlisle

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Carlisle St James

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


671-1/15/179 Holme Head House
(Formerly Listed as:
Manager's house, between Weaving
shed and Bridge Terrace at Holme
Head Works)


Manager's house, now offices. Mid C19 for Ferguson Brothers
factory. English garden wall bond brickwork on chamfered
plinth (all dressings of painted stone) with sill band and
eaves cornice. Hipped overhanging slate roof; under the eaves
at each angle are rows of small mill wheels; original ridge
brick chimney stacks.
2 storeys, 3 bays with 2-bay returns; central entry stair,
double-depth plan. Central panelled door and overlight, up
steps, in pilastered porch. Flanking canted bay windows. Upper
floor sash windows in stone architraves, the bays flanking the
door project slightly for full height. Right return windows in
stone architraves. INTERIOR not inspected.
A plan of the factory complex in 1865 in Cumbria County Record
Office, shows no house in this position, nor is it shown on
the 1865 OS map, but it is on the 1900 OS map.

Listing NGR: NY3971554501

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

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