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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1145295



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Lowther

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 03-Sep-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 74361

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12/152 Nos 23-26 consecutive (formerly listed as Nos 28-33) 6.2.68 II*

4 houses. 1766-73 by Robert Adam as estate houses for Sir James Lowther, part of a model village which was never completed. Mixed sandstone rubble walls, with string courses on 2-storey parts. Graduated greenslate roofs those at ends hipped; banded cement-rendered chimney stacks. One quadrant of a circus of which only half was built; central part single-storey, 9 bays with plank doors; 2-storey, single-bay wings at either end. C20 casement windows in original plain reveals with red sandstone lintels and sills. Semi-derelict in early 1960s, but altered with HBC grant in 1965. See Ancient Monument Society's Transactions, 14, pp.57-73, R.W. Brunskill, Lowther Village and Robert Adam.

Listing NGR: NY5367623682

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Brunskill, R W , Lowther Village and Robert Adam
'Transactions of the Ancient Monuments Society' in Transactions of the Ancient Monuments Society, , Vol. 14, (), 57-73

National Grid Reference: NY5367623682


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