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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: 1144843



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

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ainstable

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Aug-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 73445

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NY 52950 45200 AINSTABLE NY 54 NW

3/18 Bascodyke


Farmhouse. Probably late C17, with alterations dated 1747 and initials I.(&)R.S. on rear lintel, but originally the Hodgson family home. Rendered walls with raised painted quoins and plain painted stone cornice; graduated slate roof with coped gables and kneelers, rendered chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 4 bays. Plank door with glazed segmental fanlight has pilastered surround with triglyph entablature and dentilled segmental pediment. 3-light mullioned window to right has moulded surround and glazing bar casements. Other windows are sashes with glazing bars and casements with glazing bars, all with moulded stone surrounds. Interior has oak beams in principal rooms and carved oak doors. See, Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian Archaeological Society, xxv, p.244-267. Name derives from the nearby dyke constructed as protection against border raiders.

Listing NGR: NY5295645210

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society' in Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, , Vol. 25, (), 244-267

National Grid Reference: NY 52956 45210


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