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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: 1356573



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: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 74362

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12/153 Lowther Cottage 6.2.68 II*

House. 1766-73 by Robert Adam, as estate house for Sir James Lowther, part of a model village which was never completed; altered in early C19. Cement rendered walls with painted string course, under graduated hipped greenslate roofs with banded cement-rendered chimney stacks. 2 storeys, with central recessed bays and flanking 2-bay gabled wings; single-storey, single-bay pavilions at each end. Central plain boarded door in shouldered pilastered surround. Sash windows in painted stucco surrounds, except for plain reveal over entrance. Left pavilion has plank door in segmental archway and right one has large sash window with glazing bars. See Ancient Monument Society's Transactions, 14, pp.57-73, R.W. Brunskill, Lowther Village and Robert Adam.

Listing NGR: NY5365723586

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: NY 53657 23586


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