This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
CONISTON A593 SD 39 NW (North side) Yew Tree Farmhouse 5/84 (formerly listed with 25.3.70 barn) GV II
Farmhouse. C17 with mid C18 addition (door latch dated: "1743/CWA"). Stone rubble, front wing is roughcast, slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Windows have casements. Central entrance has wide-boarded door with slate open gabled porch. Gable-end stacks. Rear wing is lower, of 2 bays; fire window and round gable-end stack on square base; slate open gabled porch, one side missing.
Interior: Rear wing has 2 upper cruck trusses. Front wing has fielded-panel partition with dado rail, cornice and 2-panel door. Room has 2 adjacent cupboards with fielded-panel doors. Stair has turned balusters and square newels. Some plank add muntin partitioning and wide-boarded doors to 1st floor. Property of The National Trust, the gift of Beatrix Potter.
Listing NGR: SD3194899864
© 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
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