Boon Crag Cottage / High Waterhead / High Waterhead Cottage

8 Apr 2003
Boon Crag Cottage, B 5285, Coniston, South Lakeland, Cumbria
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High Waterhead, B 5285, Coniston, South Lakeland, Cumbria
High Waterhead Cottage, B 5285, Coniston, South Lakeland, Cumbria
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

CONISTON B5285 SD 39 NW (North-west side) 5/93 High Waterhead 25.3.70 Cottage, Boon Crag Cottage and High Waterhead


3 houses. C17 or early C18. Roughcast with slate roofs. 2 storeys, 8 bays, 1st 3 bays lower and end 2 bays under gable forming return to High Waterhead.

Most windows have casements; that to 3rd bay of ground floor has small-paned fixed glazing; 4th bay has fire window to left of sashed window with vertical glazing bars, 6th bay of ground floor and 4th, 5th, 6th bays of 1st floor have sashed windows with vertical glazing bars. Entrances have gabled canopies, that to 5th bay (Boon Crag Cottage) has 4-panel door. Right return of 2 bays has casement windows and central entrance with gabled slate canopy. Gable-end stacks, that to left is rounded. Lean-to outshut and wing under cat slide roof to rear. Interior said to have upper cruck trusses; Boon Crag Cottage has panelled partition with 2-panel doors and corbelled stone fireplace, keystone with carved vase of flowers. Property of The National Trust, the gift of Beatrix Potter.

Listing NGR: SD3162898274


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1149 IOE Records taken by Duncan Keeler; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Duncan Keeler. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Keeler, Duncan

Rights Holder: Keeler, Duncan


Roughcast, Slate, Tudor Cruck House, Elizabethan Monument (By Form), Stuart Timber Framed House, Jacobean Timber Framed Building, Georgian House, Domestic, Dwelling