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Crakeplace Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Dean, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6029 / 54°36'10"N

Longitude: -3.4411 / 3°26'27"W

OS Eastings: 307004

OS Northings: 524032

OS Grid: NY070240

Mapcode National: GBR 4HD6.TS

Mapcode Global: WH702.3KNQ

Plus Code: 9C6RJH35+5H

Entry Name: Crakeplace Hall

Listing Date: 3 March 1967

Last Amended: 5 September 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326884

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72646

Location: Dean, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA14

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Dean

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Dean St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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NY 02 SE
12/123 Crakeplace Hall (previously
3-3-67 listed with attached farm

Farmhouse. Mid C16 with extension, dated 1612 over doorway, for the Crakeplace
family; C19 and C20 alterations. Cement roughcast walls, under graduated
greenslate roof with coped gables and kneelers; roughcast rebuilt chimney
stacks. 2½ storeys, 3 bays with integral left stable under common roof and
right lower right-angled 2-bay extensions, forming overall L-shape. Main part
has ground-floor former 4-light stone-mullioned window with central mullion
removed, under similar complete 3-light window, both with hoodmoulds, that in
ground floor with carved-head label stops. Left enlarged C20 garage doorway in
former stable. Extruded lean-to roughcast stone porch with plank door in stone
architrave under stone inscribed and dated CHRISTOPHER CRAKEPLACE BUILT THE SAME
WHEN HE WAS SERVANT TO BARON ALTHAM. Extension has sash windows with glazing
bars in plain reveals, the ground-floor one under hoodmould extruding around
side of porch. Rear of main part has various windows on 3 levels: central
former 2-light stone-mullioned window under complete 3-light window, both under
hoodmoulds, and small square chamfered-surround attic windows; other windows are
sashes in C18 and C19 stone surrounds. Former stable has slit vent and attic
window. Interior has C16 arched stone kitchen fireplace similar to one at
Branthwaite Hall. See M.W. Taylor, Old Manorial Halls of Cumberland &
Westmorland, pp326-7; Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian &
Archaeological Society, old series, xiii, pp431-2. All further extensions are
not of interest.

Listing NGR: NY0700424032

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