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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: 1145249



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

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Askham

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 74458

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ASKHAM HELTON NY 52 SW 8/57 Town End House and attached barn 6.2.68 II House and barn. Date stone reads: 'W & AL/1667' (Langhorn) with later additions. Stone rubble, the house roughcast, with slate roofs. House of 2 storeys, with L-plan barn range attached to north end. East elevation of 4 bays, the 3rd and 4th bays are higher, probably later. Ground floor has windows with chamfered reveals to 1st 2 bays, that to 1st bay with small-paned glazing, that to 2nd bay of 3 lights with flat-faced mullions and small-paned glazing. 4th bay has 20 panel sashed window and small gabled wing with sashed windows with glazing bars. 1st floor has single-chamfered-mullioned windows probably originally of 4 lights, one mullion remains, small paned glazing; 2nd bay has sashed window with glazing bars; 3rd bay has small-paned window with chamfered reveals and blocked light to south; 4th bay as 2nd bay. Entrance to 3rd bay has chamfered reveals and sunk segmental head with enriched dated lintel; glazed door. 3 gable-end stacks. West elevation has outshut under catslide roof to 1st bay; 3rd bay has hipped stair wing, the window with small-paned fixed glazing. Entrance to 2nd bay has entrance as above but with sunk triangular head; plank door. To north a projecting barn range with loading door to south gable end. This connects with range running to east. South elevation has segmental barn entrance with smaller segmental-headed entrances to either end; lower 2-bay part to east has wide entrance, and entrance and window to 2nd bay. 1st floor has entrance up steps and loading door. Interior of house not inspected but has 1st floor fireplace with architrave and enriched lintel reading: '13 W & AL 72'; added initials: 'IL/HH'. (RCHM Inventory: Westmorland).

Listing NGR: NY5101821858

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Inventory Of Westmorland' in Inventory Of Westmorland, (1936)

National Grid Reference: NY5101821858


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