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Lawrence House and Levens Brow

A Grade II Listed Building in Levens, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2623 / 54°15'44"N

Longitude: -2.7746 / 2°46'28"W

OS Eastings: 349639

OS Northings: 485457

OS Grid: SD496854

Mapcode National: GBR 9M24.3V

Mapcode Global: WH838.B4Z9

Entry Name: Lawrence House and Levens Brow

Listing Date: 21 November 1952

Last Amended: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145652

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75541

Location: Levens, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA8

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Levens

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Levens St John

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 48 NE LEVENS A6 (East side)

1/22 Lawrence House and
Levens Brow (Lawrence
21.11.52 House formerly listed
as Lawrence House
12.2.52 with outbuildings,
Levens Brow formerly
listed as Lower
House, Levens Brow)

G.V. II

Formerly the Agent's house for Levens Estate, now 2 houses. Main part of
Lawrence House apparently rebuilt on earlier cellars following a fire in 1708;
remodelled and extension (now Levens Brow) added to South probably early C19;
North wing added c1910. Stone rubble walls, part rendered; graduated greenslate
roof. 2 ridge chimneys and one eaves chimney, all with round shafts, to
Lawrence House; 2 ridge chimneys each with 4 joined round shafts and one eaves
chimney with paired round shafts to Levens Brow. Double depth plan. 2
storeys. Lawrence House: 4 windows, all C19, one 3-light stone mullioned-and-
transomed window with hoodmould to each floor at right, the rest casements; 4-
panelled door. Levens Brow: 2 windows, all C19 2- or 3-light stone mullioned-
and-transomed with hoodmoulds and decorative leaded glazing. Gabled stone porch
with 6-panelled outer door and heavy 6-panelled inner door with leaded glazing
to upper panels. Interior of Lawrence house has chamfered beams and board
doors, Levens Brow has original C19 interior virtually complete including
panelled doors and surrounds, cornices and staircase.


Listing NGR: SD4963985457

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