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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1051049



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Nether Denton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Mar-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 78067

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2/76 Denton Foot


House, formerly fortified farmhouse (bastle). Dated 1594 on lintel and initials C.B. (Christopher Bell), with early C19 additions and alterations. Calciferous sandstone rubble walls over 2 metres thick, on chamfered plinth and large flush quoins; Welsh slate roof and coped gables, C19 cream brick chimney stacks. 2-storey, 3-bay original house, with extension of 2 storeys, 2 bays to left. Original house now has C19 2-pane sash windows with chamfered surrounds; central upper floor window has been recut through filled entrance, with reused dated lintel. Side wall right has filled ground floor entrance and small attic window. Rear wall has 2 small original first floor windows with original iron grilles. Extension left has C19 porch and similar C19 windows to house, with rusticated surrounds. Listing excludes outbuildings. See R.C.H.M., Shielings & castles, 1970, p77.

Listing NGR: NY5717062402

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ramm, H G , Shielings and Bastles, (1970), 77

National Grid Reference: NY5717062402


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