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Pelham House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ponsonby, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4381 / 54°26'17"N

Longitude: -3.485 / 3°29'6"W

OS Eastings: 303781

OS Northings: 505753

OS Grid: NY037057

Mapcode National: GBR 4K33.9V

Mapcode Global: WH5ZP.FQP2

Entry Name: Pelham House

Listing Date: 14 July 1989

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356190

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76355

Location: Ponsonby, Copeland, Cumbria, CA20

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland

Civil Parish: Ponsonby

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Beckermet St Bridget

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

PONSONBY -
NY 00 NW
3/55 Pelham House
- II*
Large house, currently empty (1988). c.1780 with later additions. Ashlar, some
rubble to rear. East elevation of 2 storeys and 5 bays; 3-storey 3-bay centre
breaks forward under pediment. Top frieze and cornice, sill bands. Windows are
sashed with glazing bars, those to ground floor have architraves, friezes and
consoled cornices. Entrance has architrave and Tetrastyle Doric portico. Top
belvedere lights stair hall. 5-bay returns similar, with pilaster strips and
cornices. Each return has rectangular bay window, tripartite sash. Plainer
3-bay extension has plain cornice, some triple sashed windows to north, plainer
3-bay service wing, and C20 extension to west, not of special interest, with
single-storey flat roofed wings. Interior has semicircular stair hall with
flying stair with iron balusters and 1st floor door. Many fireplaces, plaster
cornices, doorcases with swan-neck pediments, etc.

Listing NGR: NY0378105753

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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