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A Grade II Listed Building in Oakshaw, Carlisle, Cumbria

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Latitude: 55.0776 / 55°4'39"N

Longitude: -2.7869 / 2°47'12"W

OS Eastings: 349857

OS Northings: 576182

OS Grid: NY498761

Mapcode National: GBR 89ZQ.FN

Mapcode Global: WH7Z6.5M5V

Plus Code: 9C7V36H7+26

Entry Name: Sleetbeck

Listing Date: 15 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205178

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78133

Location: Bewcastle, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Bewcastle

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Bewcastle St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


8/46 Sleetbeck


House. Probably late C17 for Sowerby family, with alterations dated with
initials, 1744 W. (&) A.G. (William & Anne Greenwell) over rear entrance.
Dressed calciferous sandstone on squared plinth with raised quoins; steeply
pitched green slate roof with coped gables and kneelers, ashlar ridge chimney
stacks. 2½ storeys, 7 bays. Off-centre C20 glazed door in moulded architrave
with dentilled moulded pediment; carved coat of arms of Greenwell with Sowerby,
above. 2-pane sash windows in C18 raised stone surrounds. 2-light attic
windows retain their original chamfered mullions and chamfered surrounds.
Out-shut to rear has entrance in plain stone surround, datestone above decorated
with carved scallop shells and leaves. Small blocked window to left; other
blocked windows are C18 and C19 with C20 windows in C20 openings. William
Greenwell was Sheriff of Newcastle upon Tyne, 1739, see Hudleston & Boumphrey,
Cumberland Families & Heraldry, 1978, pp139-140 & p316.

Listing NGR: NY4985776182

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

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