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13-20, Lowther Village

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lowther, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6061 / 54°36'22"N

Longitude: -2.7196 / 2°43'10"W

OS Eastings: 353613

OS Northings: 523678

OS Grid: NY536236

Mapcode National: GBR 9HG5.0M

Mapcode Global: WH81K.6H67

Plus Code: 9C6VJ74J+F5

Entry Name: 13-20, Lowther Village

Listing Date: 6 February 1968

Last Amended: 3 September 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326823

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74358

Location: Lowther, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Lowther

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Askham with Lowther

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 52 SW

LOWTHER VILLAGE Nos 13-20 consecutive(formerly listed as Nos 17-27)

Eight houses.1766-73 by Robert Adam as estate houses for Sir James Lowther,part of a model village which was never completed.Mixed sandstone rubble walls,under hipped graduated greenslate roofs with banded incised rendered chimney stacks.Built in open courtyard plan with houses on three sides of a square turned back at right-angles at each end."Palace" facade closing courtyard two storeys,seven bays;remainder single storey,numerous bays.Two-storey range has three-bay recessed centre and flanking gabled wings.Two off-centre plank doors in plain openings with red sandstone lintels.C20 casement windows in original plain reveals with red sandstone lintels and sills.Single-storeyed parts were originally divided into many more houses,the doors of which have been blocked,some only partly to form windows.Otherwise plank doors and C20 casement windows in plain reveals.HBC grant aided in 1965.

Listing NGR: NY5361323678

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