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Boxtree Farmhouse and Lupton Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Lupton, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2215 / 54°13'17"N

Longitude: -2.6797 / 2°40'46"W

OS Eastings: 355780

OS Northings: 480850

OS Grid: SD557808

Mapcode National: GBR 9MQM.NH

Mapcode Global: WH83H.T542

Entry Name: Boxtree Farmhouse and Lupton Tower

Listing Date: 21 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311932

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75704

Location: Lupton, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA6

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Lupton

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kirkby Lonsdale Team Ministry

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


SD 58 SE LUPTON A65
(South side)

15/125 Boxtree Farmhouse and
Lupton Tower

G.V. II

2 houses. Late C17 or early C18 with C19 additions. Stone rubble with some
ashlar and slate roofs. L-plan with gabled wings to east. East facade of
4 bays with flanking gabled wings. Windows are sashed with single glazing bars
and horns, that to 4th bay of ground floor is larger. Entrance has
ovolo-moulded reveals and embattled lintel reading "RSA/1720". Cross-axial
stack and gable-end stack; wings have gable-end stacks. North return has
entrance under pentice. West elevation has outshut under catslide roof. South
wing forms Lupton Tower. C19. 3 bays with recessed range to east. 1st bay
breaks forward as roughcast 3-storey tower, 3rd bay breaks forward under gable.
Tower has projecting embattled parapet with raised angle and roll-moulded
coping. 3-light double-chamfered-mullioned windows with label moulds and sashes
with glazing bars. Return has 2 windows of 2 lights to each floor. 2nd bay
has lean-to porch with gablet over segmental-headed entrance, ball finial.
Windows have casements; large bay window to 3rd bay has canted oriel above.
Interior has spice cupboard door reading: "RGS/1680". Said to have stair with
turned balusters and square newels but this not seen.


Listing NGR: SD5578080850

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

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