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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: 1145973



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

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Matterdale

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: 74558

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MATTERDALE BENNETHEAD NY 42 SW 6/156 Bennethead Farmhouse and attached barns -


Farmhouse and attached outbuildings. Probably early C18 with later additions; roof raised. Stone rubble, the house roughcast, and slate roofs. The house of 3 bays the 3rd bay probably an addition. Windows to 1st 2 bays have chamfered reveals and are sashed with vertical glazing bars and horns, those to ground floor are smaller, 2 to 1st bay (one probably former entrance), and 2-light window with flat-faced mullion to 2nd bay. 3rd bay has sashed windows, and entrance with chamfered reveals and half-glazed door. Gable-end stack and 2 cross axial stacks. Outbuilding to right has 2 blocked doors and 2 inserted openings. Barn to left is lower, with segmental-headed entrance with barn doors, owl hole to gable end. rear similar, catslide outshut and later gabled wing to house.

Listing NGR: NY4409823838

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National Grid Reference: NY 44098 23838


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