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TOWN HEAD COTTAGE, FORMER DAME SCHOOL ADJOINING AND AREA WALL

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.

Name: TOWN HEAD COTTAGE, FORMER DAME SCHOOL ADJOINING AND AREA WALL

List entry Number: 1145375

Location

TOWN HEAD COTTAGE, FORMER DAME SCHOOL ADJOINING AND AREA WALL, TOWN HEAD, CA17 4NQ

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

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ravenstonedale

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Jun-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 74153

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NY 7203, 26/136

RAVENSTONEDALE, TOWN HEAD, Ravenstonedale (west side), Town Head Cottage, former Dame School adjoining, & area wall

G.V.

II Cottage; probably C16 with later alterations. Former Dame School adjoining north end was possibly 1859 conversion of earlier outbuildings (date, with initials S.W. on panel). Slobbered rubble with quoins to school. Graduated stone flag roof to cottage, graduated slate roof to school. 2 storeys. Cottage 4 bays: low plank door with 2 casements to left, and one to right on each floor. School 2 bays, set slightly forward of cottage; Plank door to each floor on right with stone steps up to 1st floor door; 1st-floor casement with dated panel to left. Glazing bars to all windows. Large corbelled stone chimney to south end of cottage, rendered chimney to south end of school. Coursed, squared rubble area wall c.3 ft high to front of cottage.

Listing NGR: NY7217203662

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National Grid Reference: NY 72172 03662

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