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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: 1145270



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: 31-Jan-1991

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 74404

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ASKHAM NY 52 SW 8/6 Widewath Farmhouse and - attached farm buildings

- II Farmhouse and attached barn. Late C17 with later alterations and additions. Coursed stone rubble, the house plastered, with slate roof. House south-east elevations of 2 storeys and 4 bays. Quoins. 1st 2 bays have sashed windows with 20 panes, 2nd 2 bays have sashed windows with 12 panes, but 2nd bay of ground floor has 3-light window with flat faced mullions in chamfered reveals and 3rd bay of 1st floor has sash with single glazing bars. Entrance to 3rd bay has gabled porch with rusticated jambs, pedimented gable with kneelers and cartouche inscribed: "RM/1674" (Mounsey). Entrance has chamfered reveals and half-glazed door. Left hand end part of higher barn, which has gable-end stack; cross-axial stack and gable-end stack. Barn to right is rough-cast; elliptical- headed barn entrance with key and adjoining smaller entrance; pitching hole; smaller outbuilding to right has elliptical-headed niche and segmental-headed entrance with recessed reveals. Barn to left of 2 phases, that next to house has 3 entrances to ground floor, one with C20 domestic door, and winnowing door. Phase to left has small wing with outer return outshut under catslide roof, 4 entrances 2 segmental-headed, one with sunk triangular head and one with gabled canopy. 1st floor entrance up winding steps. Rear has gabled wing with paired window partly blocked by parts of mullioned window. Outbuildings have 2 outshuts under catslide roofs one with paired doors. Interior, not inspected, said to have C17 panelled partition and court cupboard dated 1729 (provisional list).

Listing NGR: NY5006821031

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National Grid Reference: NY5006821031


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