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Latitude: 54.9015 / 54°54'5"N
Longitude: -3.0448 / 3°2'41"W
OS Eastings: 333099
OS Northings: 556808
OS Grid: NY330568
Mapcode National: GBR 7C5R.LR
Mapcode Global: WH801.62C8
Entry Name: Stonehouse and Adjoining Outbuilding
Listing Date: 19 September 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1335658
English Heritage Legacy ID: 78260
Location: Burgh By Sands, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA5
Civil Parish: Burgh by Sands
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Burgh-by-Sands St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 35 NW BURGH BY SANDS Moorhouse
5/75 Stonehouse and
House and barn, now as garage. Dated 1706 over repositioned entrance in
extension dated 1760 on quoin; initials W. & J: (or T) S. (Stordy). Limestone
ashlar facade and similar extension on chamfered red sandstone plinth with
raised V-jointed quoins, end walls of English garden wall bond brickwork. Welsh
slate roof, bottom courses of sandstone slates, C20 brick chimney stacks. 2
storeys, 3 bays (originally 5 bays) with 2-bay extension under common roof;
former barn to right of lower roof line. Former entrance between first and
second windows from left has probably been the location for the stonework around
the entrance now in extension. 4-pane casement windows in stone architraves;
blocked window above former entrance and blocked narrow fire windows on both
floors on extreme right of original house. Extension: 4-panel door in quoined
surround, segmental arch with keyed entablature, dated and inscribed, moulded
cornice. Sash window with glazing bars on ground floor, 3-pane sash windows
above, all in stone architraves to match original house. Foot-scraper to right
of entrance; sun firemark below gutter, left of entrance. Principal room in
original house has stone fireplace with inscription HERE WE RESIDE, OUR NEXT
REMOVE SHALL BE FROM TOILSOME TIME TO VAST ETERNITY with initials W. & T.S.
Former barn to right has whitewashed clay walls, sandstone slate roof
(photograph of c1900 shows thatched roof and higher walls). Former cart
entrance has plank doors. Prince Charles Edward Stuart stayed here for one
night in November 1745 before his advance on Carlisle. The Stordy family were
Quakers and were living in the village in the reign of Charles II. See J.A.
Wheatley, Bonnie Prince Charlie in Cumberland, 1903, pp16-18.
Listing NGR: NY3309956808
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