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8-12, High Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Wetheral, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.9022 / 54°54'7"N

Longitude: -2.8146 / 2°48'52"W

OS Eastings: 347859

OS Northings: 556690

OS Grid: NY478566

Mapcode National: GBR 8CSR.FH

Mapcode Global: WH804.Q1WQ

Entry Name: 8-12, High Buildings

Listing Date: 22 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120913

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77694

Location: Wetheral, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA4

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Wetheral

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Holme Eden St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


6/113 Nos 8 to 12 consecutive


5 houses forming a terrace, formerly with dye house and cotton rooms below.
1814-16, for Peter Dixon of nearby Langthwaite Mill. Coursed red sandstone
rubble walls, raised dressed quoins, graduated slate roof, brick chimney
stacks. 2 storeys and 2 bays to each house, excepting No. 12, which has 3 bays
and a cellar. A combination of house and mill use, now converted to houses.
Plain stone surrounds to windows and entrances. No. 12 is separated by large
round headed cart-archway, with steps to entrance and half cellar window and
door below: sash windows with glazing bars and 6 panelled door. Windows to Nos
8-11 replacement casements with glazing bars and C20 plank doors. Conversion
has not altered the original character of these early mill buildings. Listed
for G.V. with the nearby Hill and Nos 1-6 High Buildings, across the road.

Listing NGR: NY4785956690

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