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Mill Grove

A Grade II* Listed Building in Abbeytown, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.8443 / 54°50'39"N

Longitude: -3.2824 / 3°16'56"W

OS Eastings: 317746

OS Northings: 550693

OS Grid: NY177506

Mapcode National: GBR 5DJF.58

Mapcode Global: WH6YZ.KH5N

Entry Name: Mill Grove

Listing Date: 1 April 1967

Last Amended: 19 November 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212550

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71964

Location: Holme Abbey, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Holme Abbey

Built-Up Area: Abbeytown

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Holme Cultram St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 15 SE HOLME ABBEY Abbeytown

6/13 Mill Grove (formerly
listed as Mill Grove
1/4/67 House, Mill Grove
Cottage and barn)

G.V. 11*

Abbey Infirmary, later vicarage, now farmhouse. Probably 1472, when the
infirmary was ordered to be rebuilt, but probably incorporating an earlier
building. Extensively rebuilt with inscription and date R.F. & F.F. (Robert
Farish & Frances his wife, the miller for the nearby Abbey Mill) 1664; further
late C17 or early C18 extension. Large blocks of coursed red sandstone on
chamfered plinth (mostly of stone from Holme Cultram Abbey). Welsh slate roof
with coped gables and kneelers; brick chimney stacks, on stone base to left. 2
storeys, 3 bays to left probably C15, next 2 bays mid C17 and 3-bay extension to
right; all under common roof. Projecting left 2-bay section contains
partly-recessed 2-storey stone bow, with mullioned windows, to right of 2 small
chamfered windows under hood moulds. Buttress to right of the bow window.
Larger chamfered-surround casement window under hood mould to right beneath
2-pane sash window in painted stone architrave. Central C20 door in painted
chamfered surround under inscribed lintel with straight chamfer, above flattened
Tudor arch, and carved hood mould. Sash windows with glazing bars on ground
floor and 2-pane sashes above, all in painted stone architraves. Extension has
C20 door and glazed fanlight in painted stone surround. Sash windows, those on
ground floor with glazing bars, all in painted stone architraves. Rear wall
incorporates an early wall with blocked entrance and flanking niches. Arched
recess under stair extension looks medieval. Interior has large stone arched
inglenook and similar dividing arch in principal room of the older part. See
Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, new
series, xiii, pp246 & 250 (plan). Further extension to right is of no interest
and barn to left is listed separately.

Listing NGR: NY1775950732

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