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Beckside House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barbon, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2388 / 54°14'19"N

Longitude: -2.5738 / 2°34'25"W

OS Eastings: 362700

OS Northings: 482715

OS Grid: SD627827

Mapcode National: GBR BMGF.L8

Mapcode Global: WH94H.FQMC

Entry Name: Beckside House

Listing Date: 12 February 1962

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312337

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75598

Location: Barbon, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA6

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Barbon

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 68 SW BARBON BECKGATE
(West side) Barbon

22/18 Beckside House
12.2.62
II*

House. Lintel inscribed: "GTA/1767". Stone rubble, plastered to front and
left return, with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Central entrance plan.
2 storeys with attic, 3 bays. Front has base, ground floor sill band,
modillioned cornice and parapet; quoins. Windows have ashlar surrounds, paired
to 1st and 3rd bays, and are sashed with ovolo-moulded glazing bars. Central
1st floor window has dated lintel. 2 flat-topped dormer windows with vertical
glazing bars. Entrance has surround swept to base, egg-and-dart moulded
shouldered architrave, foliate frieze and consoled modillioned pediment with
relief mask; 9-fielded-panel door with leaded upper light. Gable-end stacks and
coped gables with kneelers to rear. Left return has 3-light 1st floor window
with chamfered opening and flat mullions; attic has small sashed windows with
single glazing bars and horns. Entrance has 6 fielded panels, one glazed, over
flush panel, enriched latch. Right return has 3-light flat-mullioned window to
ground floor, 1st floor has 2-light window in chamfered opening with flat
mullion, attic has 2 casements. Rear has sashed window and 2-light windows to
1st floor above but with sashes to ground floor. Tall small-paned stair window
and 1st floor sashed window. Interior has cased beams. Hall has dentilled
cornice and elliptical archway, with Gothick motif to jambs and soffit, which
cuts into cornice. Room to left has dado with fielded panelling below, and
modillioned cornices; richly decorated fireplace has eared egg-and-dart
architrave, foliate frieze and consoled cornice; cupboard opposite has
Corinthian pilasters and pediment, half-glazed doors have glazing bars with
intersecting heads. Room to right has dado rail and plainer fireplace.
6-fielded-panel doors with H-L hinges and drop handles throughout. Kitchen has
panelled heck partition, brick fireplace and cupboard with fielded-panelled
doors. Stair has columns on vase balusters, ramped handrail wreathed at base
and square newels, bolection-moulded soffits. 1st floor has 2 fireplaces
similar to above, one with late C18 grate.


Listing NGR: SD6270082715

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