Brimmer Head Farmhouse With Adjoining Farm Building

24 Apr 2003
Brimmer Head Farmhouse With Adjoining Farm Building, Lakes, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22 9SW
Photograph (Digital)
Not what you're looking for? Try a new search


This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


1291A GRASMERE Brimmer Head Farmhouse with adjoining farm building NY 30 NW 7/68 I 2.

1574 and 1870. Reputedly the oldest house in Grasmere.. White-washed stone rubble, slate roof, 2 storeys. New end added 1870, with a bay window.

Front has centre door, 2 windows on ground floor and 3 above, all with wooden mullions, and 2 small gablets over upper windows. The later portion to the left has a gable, bay window and an upper window with labels. Farm building adjoins to right under same roof (shippons belay, loft above ).

Traces of original external stairs. Interior has very low ceiling beams and oak panelling in present kitchen. Stairs mid-Cl7, with treads and panelling and turned balusters with Roman numbering. A blocked old window visible inside, and an oak chest dated 1637. Old ladder still extant inside the original C16 kitchen.

Listing NGR: NY3245208483


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0769 IOE Records taken by Gordon Furness; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Gordon Furness. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Furness, Gordon

Rights Holder: Furness, Gordon


Rubble, Slate, Tudor Kitchen, Elizabethan Domestic, Farmhouse, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Cow House, Animal Shed, Hayloft