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Latitude: 54.6176 / 54°37'3"N
Longitude: -3.1347 / 3°8'5"W
OS Eastings: 326821
OS Northings: 525312
OS Grid: NY268253
Mapcode National: GBR 6HK1.4H
Mapcode Global: WH706.T6GC
Entry Name: Workshop and Flat South East of Ormathwaite Hall
Listing Date: 3 March 1967
Last Amended: 8 August 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1327218
English Heritage Legacy ID: 72210
Location: Underskiddaw, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA12
Civil Parish: Underskiddaw
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Crosthwaite St Kentigern
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 22 NE UNDERSKIDDAW ORMATHWAITE
8/125 Workshop and flat
3.3.67 Ormathwaite Hall
(formerly listed as
Laboratory, later coach house and school house, now workshop with flat above.
Late C18 for Dr William Brownrigg. Roughcast walls, under graduated hipped
greenslate roof with roughcast chimney stack. 2 storeys, 4 bays, with flanking
single-storey, 2-bay wings. Panelled door in stone architrave under pediment.
Casement windows with glazing bars in stone surrounds. Octagonal window over
doorway with radial glazing bars. Dr William Brownrigg, 1711-1800, built this
as his laboratory for chemical experiments; his treatise on salt making was his
best known work. See Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Association
for the Advancement of Literature & Science, vol. xiii, pp31-46.
Listing NGR: NY2682125312
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