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Nether Levens Farmhouse and Attached Store to North

A Grade II* Listed Building in Levens, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2592 / 54°15'33"N

Longitude: -2.787 / 2°47'13"W

OS Eastings: 348827

OS Northings: 485119

OS Grid: SD488851

Mapcode National: GBR 8MZ5.DZ

Mapcode Global: WH838.563P

Entry Name: Nether Levens Farmhouse and Attached Store to North

Listing Date: 21 November 1952

Last Amended: 16 November 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1319030

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75537

Location: Levens, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA8

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Levens

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Levens St John

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


1/18 Nether Levens
Farmhouse and
21.11.52. attached store to
North (Formerly
listed as Nether or
Lower Levens with
Dovecote and

G.V. II*

Farmhouse with attached store to North, originally part of a larger complex now
ruined. Initials and date T & AP 1594 on panel in gable over entrance. Exact
building chronology difficult to establish: South probably early C16, addition
of wing and crosswing to North probably mid and late C16 respectively; all with
later alterations. Stone rubble walls with red and yellow sandstone dressings;
graduated greenslate roof with stone ridges and 5 chimneys, 4 with massive, tall
round shafts on square bases. Irregular plan. 2 storeys. Scattered
fenestration of various dates from C16 onwards, mostly mullion-and-transom under
hoodmoulds. Interior has many original features including exposed beams,
staircase with turned balusters, fireplaces, garde-robe and panelled room to
upper floor. For details see R.C.H.M. pp 155-156 which also includes a floor
plan although the dating shown on it may not be accurate.

Listing NGR: SD4882785119

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

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