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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1311932
English Heritage Legacy ID: 75704
Location: Lupton, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA6
Civil Parish: Lupton
Traditional County: Westmorland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Kirkby Lonsdale Team Ministry
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
SD 58 SE LUPTON A65
15/125 Boxtree Farmhouse and
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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