Barn And Shippon At North End Of Farmyard At Lon Rigg Farm

25 Aug 2000
Barn And Shippon At North End Of Farmyard At Lon Rigg Farm, Eskdale Green, Eskdale, Copeland, Cumbria, CA19 1TW
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


328-0/14/10002 Barn and Shippon at north end of farmyard at Long Rigg Farm


Barn and shippon (bank barn type), forming part of model farm.

Dated 1903 on gable walls, built for Lord Ree of Gatehouse.

Granite rubble with quoins, red sandstone dressings and graduated slate roof. Rectangular 5-bay plan with elevated.entrance at rear to barn. Two storeys. The side to the yard has 5 segmental headed windows at ground floor with chamfered sills and granite voussoirs, and 3 pane glazing over wooden ventilators, a segmental headed loading doorway above the central window, and 2 slit breathers each side. coped gables with moulded kneelers and apex finials. Both gable walls have pentice roofs on wooden brackets protecting 2 shippon doorways next to the corners, the left also has a central feeding passage doorway, and both have datestones lettered "JHR/AD/1903". The rear has an earthen ramp up to a central gabled porch which has a wagon doorway protected by oversailing verges and an additional pentice canopy. Interior: shippon contains complete set of original double stalls for 32 cows in 2 rows facing a central feeding passage furnished with piped drinking bowls and granite feeding boxes, barn has trap door in centre of floor (over feeding passage in shippon), and 4 kingpost roof trusses. A fine example of its type, together with the stable block (q.v.), pigsties (q.v.), multi-functional range (q.v.), manure shed (q.v.) and boundary wall (q.v.) forming a complete model farm.

Listing NGR: NY1360800159


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2042 IOE Records taken by Julian Thurgood; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Julian Thurgood. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Thurgood, Julian

Rights Holder: Thurgood, Julian


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