TARN HOUSE AND STABLE ADJOINING WEST RETURN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1158397

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1968

Statutory Address: TARN HOUSE AND STABLE ADJOINING WEST RETURN, A683

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Location

Statutory Address: TARN HOUSE AND STABLE ADJOINING WEST RETURN, A683

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

County: Cumbria

District: Eden (District Authority)

Parish: Ravenstonedale

National Grid Reference: NY 74974 03396

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Details

RAVENSTONEDALE A683 NY 70 SW (South side)

19/86 Tarn House & stable adjoining west return 6.2.68 GV II*

House; dated 1664 on door lintels with initials G.F. & I.F. (for George Fothergill and his wife Julian). May incorporate part of earlier building; some later alterations. Stable is addition, probably C18. House, wet-dashed rubble with quoins; stable, coursed squared rubble. Graduated slate roofs to house; stable roof corrugated asbestos to front and graduated stone flags to rear. Wing to rear. 2 storeys with 1½-storey porch. 5-bay house has chamfered plinth. Outer entrance to central gabled porch has architrave with incised scrolled stops to jambs and 4-centred head with dated lintel; stone side benches. Studded plank inner door has chamfered surround with 4-centred head. 6-light window to right and two 2-light windows to left all under continuous hoodmould, carried round porch as string, with ornate scrolled labels. Framed stone over porch entrance (re-used?) shows 5 shields bearing the arms of Fothergill, Scrope, Dent, Brand, and Skelton; lobed square opening above with ornate scrolled labels to hoodmould. 2-light and 4-light windows to 1st floor right, two 2-light windows to left; all windows under hoodmoulds with scrolled labels. The larger windows are subdivided by king mullions into 2-light windows. All original windows to front and rear wing are casements in double-chamfered surrounds with chamfered stone mullions. East return has single window (1st floor blocked) in chamfered surround with trefoil head (re-used?). 2-bay stable: Door with casement and narrow blocked opening to each floor on left; loft entrance up ramp on west return. Stone copings and kneelers to porch and gables; diagonally-set finial to porch; stepped and corniced end chimneys to house. Interior: House has large segment-arched fireplaces to ground floor east and rear kitchen; some shaped door-lintels with decorative carving. 2-stage cupboard built into C17 partition, with pierced frieze, separating kitchen from stairs. Massive chamfered beams. Stable has single upper-cruck truss. Said to be the first house in the district with a slated roof.

Listing NGR: NY7497403396

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Legacy System number: 74105

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