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Nibthwaite Grange

A Grade II Listed Building in Colton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2841 / 54°17'2"N

Longitude: -3.0827 / 3°4'57"W

OS Eastings: 329611

OS Northings: 488150

OS Grid: SD296881

Mapcode National: GBR 6LXX.D0

Mapcode Global: WH71S.ML82

Plus Code: 9C6R7WM8+JW

Entry Name: Nibthwaite Grange

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Last Amended: 23 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224964

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421182

Location: Colton, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA12

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Colton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Colton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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High Nibthwaite


SD 28 NE
Low Nibthwaite
5/72 Nibthwaite Grange
25.3.70 (formerly listed
under general)


House. Probably C17 with later alterations and early C19 additions. Roughcast
with limestone dressings, slate roof. Garden facade of 2 storeys and 5 bays,
the last 2 bays are recessed, lower and gabled, part of original building. 1st
3 bays have hipped roof; central bay breaks forward under open pediment. Plain
stone base and 1st floor sill band, wide bracketed eaves. Windows have
architraves and are sashed with glazing bars, those to ground floor with panels
beneath. Entrance has architrave, half-glazed doors and overlight with glazing
bars and margin lights. Stacks to pediment and returns. Last 2 bays have
gable-end stack; no ground floor windows. Rear of 4 irregular bays has sashed
windows, some paired and tall stair window with small-paned fixed glazing;
entrance with flat canopy. 2 cross-axial stacks. Interior has stair with
ramped handrail and column on vase balusters; said to have niche with landscape
painting in head (not seen). Originally a grange of Furness Abbey.

Listing NGR: SD2961188150

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