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Palmers Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Sedbergh, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3237 / 54°19'25"N

Longitude: -2.5302 / 2°31'48"W

OS Eastings: 365611

OS Northings: 492144

OS Grid: SD656921

Mapcode National: GBR BLSF.0V

Mapcode Global: WH944.3LD7

Entry Name: Palmers Hill

Listing Date: 18 October 1999

Last Amended: 8 November 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384199

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484632

Location: Sedbergh, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA10

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Sedbergh

Built-Up Area: Sedbergh

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Sedbergh, Cautley and Garsdale

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


SEDBERGH

SD6592SE MAIN STREET, Sedbergh Town
162-1/26/430 (North side)
Widows Hill, Nos.1, 3 and 5

GV II

Row of 6 almshouses, now remodelled as 3. Dated 1848 on plaque
in centre; altered. Pale sandstone and blue ragstone in
alternating courses of rock-faced masonry, with punch-dressed
sandstone quoins; graduated blue slate roof. Long rectangular
double-depth plan, formerly one unit each but adjoining pairs
now integrated. Simplified Jacobean style.
Single storey, 9 windows; windows and doorways formerly
alternated, with the window to the left of the doorway in each
case, but the 2nd, 4th and 6th doorways have been altered as
matching windows. All the openings have dressed lintels with
cavetto hoodmoulds; the 3 remaining doorways are square-headed
and have studded doors with strap-hinges and plain overlights;
all the windows are cross-window casements. To the left of the
window of No.3 is a rectangular plaque inscribed "WIDOWS
HOSPITAL / BUILT BY / T.PALMER / AD 1848". Roof with
oversailing eaves and verges, gable chimneys and 2 ridge
chimneys.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD6561092143

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

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