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Thorphinsty Hall and North Cottage and South Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Cartmel Fell, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2685 / 54°16'6"N

Longitude: -2.9005 / 2°54'1"W

OS Eastings: 341450

OS Northings: 486242

OS Grid: SD414862

Mapcode National: GBR 8M52.VM

Mapcode Global: WH830.FZ13

Plus Code: 9C6V739X+9R

Entry Name: Thorphinsty Hall and North Cottage and South Cottage

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Last Amended: 23 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224957

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421166

Location: Cartmel Fell, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA11

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Cartmel Fell

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Cartmel Fell St Anthony

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Thorphinsty Hall,
North Cottage and
South Cottage
(formerly listed as
Thorphinsty Hall and
cottage at
Thorphinsty Hall)


3 houses. Lintel inscribed: "WHE/1708" but probably earlier. Stone rubble,
part plastered, slate roof. L-plan, 2 storeys, the north facade of 7 bays, the
7th bay gabled. Most windows have single-chamfered mullions and label moulds.
Ground floor has blocked cross-mullioned window to 1st bay; 2nd bay has sashed
window with glazing-bars; 4th bay has 2-light window and 5th bay has 6-light
window, both under continuous label mould; casement window to 7th bay.
Entrances to 3rd and 6th bays. 1st floor has 2-light window to 1st bay,
4-light window to 3rd bay and 2-light window to 4th bay; 2nd, 5th, 6th and 7th
bays have sashed windows with glazing bars; 4-light wooden chamfered-mullioned
window, still unglazed, between 5th and 6th bay. Gable-end stack and
cross-axial stack, both with rounded shafts; 7th bay has small projecting
gable-end stack. West facade of 8 bays, the 1st 5 bays under slightly lower
pitched roof, possibly later. Welsh slate roof. Windows have casements; 2nd
and 8th bays have 2-light single-chamfered-mullioned windows; 6th bay has window
in former entrance, the lintel-with escutcheon inscribed "WHE/1708". Label
mould continues over later entrance to right and window to 8th bay, dropped and
returned some distance beyond. 6th, 7th and 8th bays of 1st floor have 2-light
windows under continuous dripstone. Cross-axial stack and gable-end stack.
South gable end has 2-bay wing to east. Ground-floor dripcourse to gable end;
cross-mullioned window and casement window to ground floor; cross-mullioned
stair window to left; 1st floor has 2 windows of 2 lights and cross-mullioned
window. Rear facade facing south has C20 window and blocked cross-mullioned
window. 1st floor has small-paned fixed glazing to 2 windows and sashed window
with glazing bars. Rear facade facing east has re-entrant stair wing under
catslide roof with 4-light wooden mullioned window to return; 2-light windows,
one stone, one wood; return of east wing has 2-light stone mullioned window.
Interior has fireplace beam, cambered to left of heck post. Another fireplace
has entablature with pulvinated frieze and vine trail decoration to hearth. C17
or early C18 panelled door, panelled window reveals and cupboard doors; part of
interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD4145086242

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