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Description: Barmoor Castle
Date Listed: 15 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 237794
OS Grid Reference: NT9973639879
OS Grid Coordinates: 399736, 639879
Latitude/Longitude: 55.6524, -2.0057
NT 93 NE LOWICK BARMOOR
5/86 Barmoor Castle
Country house. Largely 1801 by Patterson of Edinburgh but incorporating earlier
masonry and with building continuing throughout the C19. Ashlar with Lakeland
slate roof. A building of classical character but in castellated Tudor style.
Entrance front, main block: 3 storeys, 3 bays with a 4-storey central tower porch
projecting and having diagonal corners with a single-storey bow-fronted entrance
between. 2-leaf, 6-panelled door in tripartite doorcase with segmental fanlight.
Mullioned-and-transomed windows under hoodmoulds. Tower has heavy corbel table
under battlements. Flanking bays have moulded cornice beneath battlements.
2 bays to right in similar style, and round corner tower are part of banqueting
wing on right return.
Banqueting wing: 2 storeys, 7 bays with central 3-bay shallow bow window, and
round corner towers.
Rear facade similar but the central bow is 3 storeys high and set in tower-like
Interior has oval entrance hall with niches. 3-storey cantilevered stair with
wrought-iron balusters; oval glass dome over. Main rooms on 1st floor including
oval room above entrance with anthemion frieze and Chinese wallpaper. Oval
saloon with glass dome and 8 doors, 4 with pediments and 4 with decorative
sopraporte. The room behind this has a swivel fireplace which was shared with
the saloon. Many good fireplaces.
Banqueting wing roofless and decaying at time of survey.
Listing NGR: NT9973639879
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Source: English Heritage
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