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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
Entry Name: Thorphinsty Hall and North Cottage and South Cottage
Listing Date: 25 March 1970
Last Amended: 23 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1224957
English Heritage Legacy ID: 421166
Location: Cartmel Fell, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA11
District: South Lakeland
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
SD 48 NW
North Cottage and
(formerly listed as
Thorphinsty Hall and
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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