Basic Site Details

Name: Brackenburgh
Town, district or village: Calthwaite
City or county: Cumberland
Country: England
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Notes: The design incorporated a house of 1852 and pele tower. North wing since demolished.
See also St John Plumpton (separate entry) by Lorimer for the same client.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Country House  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21901  House, garden layout, lodge, cottages, stable and farm buildings
Item 2 of 21911 Design exhibited 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 1(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect 1901 House, garden layout, lodge, cottages, stable and farm buildings


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Harris, JosephColliery owner


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3RSA1911   427
Item 2 of 3Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p173
Item 3 of 3Sparrow, W Shaw1906The Modern Home: A Book of British Domestic Architecture fior Moderate Incomes  p116 - photograph of the Oak Hall

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR XSD/9, LOR B/38
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Robert Stodart Lorimer: F v17 p35 no1114 (microfilm reel 12)