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Statutory Address:

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

South Lakeland (District Authority)
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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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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 12 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/13879/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Adrian Allchin. Source Historic England Archive
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