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23-26, Lowther Village

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lowther, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6062 / 54°36'22"N

Longitude: -2.7186 / 2°43'7"W

OS Eastings: 353676

OS Northings: 523682

OS Grid: NY536236

Mapcode National: GBR 9HG5.6L

Mapcode Global: WH81K.6HN5

Entry Name: 23-26, Lowther Village

Listing Date: 6 February 1968

Last Amended: 3 September 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145295

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74361

Location: Lowther, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Lowther

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Askham with Lowther

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 52 SW LOWTHER LOWTHER VILLAGE

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

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