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Workshop and Flat South East of Ormathwaite Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Underskiddaw, Cumbria

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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

Plus Code: 9C6RJV98+34

Entry Name: Workshop and Flat South East of Ormathwaite Hall

Listing Date: 3 March 1967

Last Amended: 8 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327218

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72210

Location: Underskiddaw, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA12

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Underskiddaw

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Crosthwaite St Kentigern

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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8/125 Workshop and flat
south-east of
3.3.67 Ormathwaite Hall
(formerly listed as
Ormathwaite Hall;
West Keswick)


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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