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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: 1157961



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

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Whinfell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Feb-1962

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 75754

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SD 59 NE 7/173 12.2.62


Topthorne Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Probably late C17 with early C18 addition and alterations. Roughcast stone with slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays, 3rd bay probably later. Dripcourse over ground floor. Ground floor has windows to 2nd and 3rd bays have casements; windows to 1st floor are sashed with vertical glazing bars and horns. Gabled porch between 1st and 2nd bays has C20 outer door and wide-boarded inner door with strap hinges. Gable-end stacks and cross-axial stack. Left return has 3 dripcourses. Rear has gabled wing with corbelled gable-end stack; windows have dripstones; lean-to outshut to left return of wing. Interior has early C18 fielded-panel partition with dado rail and 6-panel door; some wide-boarded doors. Stair has square newels, turned balusters and moulded handrail. 2 cupboards with fielded-panel doors, one has round head and fluted pilasters; inscription: "HWI 1758". Plaster overmantel to room to extension reads: "HWM/1716" and has flanking stylized grapevines.

Listing NGR: SD5569998547

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National Grid Reference: SD5569998547


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