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Henry Lonsdale Home (Rose Hill)

A Grade II Listed Building in Wetheral, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8962 / 54°53'46"N

Longitude: -2.883 / 2°52'58"W

OS Eastings: 343467

OS Northings: 556078

OS Grid: NY434560

Mapcode National: GBR 8C9T.MM

Mapcode Global: WH803.P6B9

Entry Name: Henry Lonsdale Home (Rose Hill)

Listing Date: 1 April 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1111831

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77775

Location: Wetheral, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA4

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Wetheral

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Scotby and Cotehill with Cumwhinton

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

WETHERAL A69
NY 45 NW (North Side)

5/194 Henry Lonsdale Home
1. 4.57. (Rose Hill)

II

Old peoples home, formerly house. 1835 for John Smith Bond. Polished ashlar
from Cumwhinton Quarry with chamfered plinth course, slate roof with lead hips,
moulded eaves cornice. South front has 2 storeys, 3 bay centre with diagonally
projecting semi-octagonal corner bays. Tetrastyle curved Roman Doric central
porch with ornamental frieze and cast iron balcony over. Panelled door with
patterned fanlight has rounded arch surround with keystone. Sash windows with
glazing bars have plain surrounds. West and east faces of Flemish bond
brickwork and ancillary buildings to north include parts of the pre-1835
farmhouse. Passed by marriage from the Bond to the Lonsdale family, who lived
here until 1975. Bequeathed as old peoples home and converted 1980-81 by County
Architects Department, retaining its appearance and internal fittings.
Original plans, with written agreement with builder Thomas Robson, in County
Record Office (TL 828/6).


Listing NGR: NY4346756078

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