SCHOOSE FARMHOUSE AND ADJOINING BARNS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1144489
Date first listed:
13-Dec-1985
Statutory Address:
SCHOOSE FARMHOUSE AND ADJOINING BARNS

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Location

Statutory Address:
SCHOOSE FARMHOUSE AND ADJOINING BARNS

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
Allerdale (District Authority)
Parish:
Workington
National Grid Reference:
NY0144328008

Details

WORKINGTON

566/6/71 SCHOOSE 13-DEC-85 Schoose Farmhouse and adjoining barns

GV II*

Farmhouse and barns, formerly stable block housing both farm and colliery horses. Circa 1800 for John Christian Curwen. Farmhouse has roughcast walls, under C20 tile roof with roughcast chimney stacks. Barns of calciferous sandstone and cobble rubble, partly under graduated greenslate roof,with remainder under corrugated asbestos. 2 storeys, 3 bays with barns adjoining forming overall U-shape. Farmhouse has C20 door and sash windows in painted stone surrounds. Rear C20 windows in painted stone surrounds. Attached barn has central blocked segmental archway and flanking blocked doorways, under loft doorways in quoined surrounds. Upper-floor slit vents have red brick surrounds. L-shaped, 2 storey right return with upper-floor slit vents, partially roughcast and inserted door in gable. Outer face also with inserted entrance, loft doorways, ground and first floor window openings in plain stone surrounds. Remains of external stone stair to right leading to first floor loading doors. Forms part of a model farm. Sources: Plan of Schoose Farm from a survey by L Cash, 1807 (Helen Thompson Museum Workington). Wade-Martins, S. 2002 The English Model Farm: Building the agricultural Ideal, 1700-1914. English Heritage

Listing NGR: NY0144328008

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
72296
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 9 Cumbria,

Legal

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

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Date: 18 Nov 2002
Reference: IOE01/09402/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Gordon Furness. Source Historic England Archive
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