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Stoneraise Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Westward, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.8005 / 54°48'1"N

Longitude: -3.1316 / 3°7'53"W

OS Eastings: 327348

OS Northings: 545661

OS Grid: NY273456

Mapcode National: GBR 6DKX.TX

Mapcode Global: WH6Z7.VLXP

Entry Name: Stoneraise Place

Listing Date: 24 August 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389569

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488257

Location: Westward, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Westward

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Westward St Hilda

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY24NE Stoneraise Place
House. Dated 1753, but possibly earlier, remodelled in the late 19th Century. Rendered rubble sandstone with painted dressings, gable and ridge chimney stacks and a Westmorland slate roof covering, laid diminishing courses.
PLAN: Earlier through-passage plan suggested by opposed doorways main entrance to left side with 54 panel door within pilaster surround, set below rectangular overlight with glazing bars and shallow cornice. Flanking the doorway on both floors are glazing bar sash windows, 6 over 6 panes within moulded surrounds, and with shallow hoods set deep brackets. Further right, 2 further first floor sash windows, a second doorway with French windows, and a further ground floor sash window to the right hand end bay.
Rear elevation with doorway to right-hand end, with lintel inscribed 'j H S 175', (a reference to john and Sarah Harrison) and with chamfered surround and panelled door. Further right, glazing bar sashes 8 over 8 panes to ground floor and 6 over 6 pane above in plain painted surrounds. Small ground floor sash window to left of doorway with tiny panes may mark location of fire window, close to internal stack cross wall. 6 over 6 pane sash above, and further left, tall 6 over 6 pane stair window at half landing level.
INTERIOR: Detailing conforms to date of external remodelling, with 19th Century moulded plasterwork to passage and passage archway. Plain stick baluster stair with moulded and scrolled handrail. Late 19th Century hearth surrounds, and moulded surround to arched recess in ground floor reception rooms.
HISTORY: The house is the birthplace of the eminent physicist, William Henry Bragg (1862- 1942) who together with his son, Lawrence Bragg, was awarded Nobel Prize in 1915 for his investigation of crystal structures with the use of X-rays.

Listing NGR: NY2734845661

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