BRIMMER HEAD FARMHOUSE WITH ADJOINING FARM BUILDING

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1272005
Date first listed:
15-Mar-1974
Statutory Address:
BRIMMER HEAD FARMHOUSE WITH ADJOINING FARM BUILDING

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Location

Statutory Address:
BRIMMER HEAD FARMHOUSE WITH ADJOINING FARM BUILDING

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
South Lakeland (District Authority)
Parish:
Lakes
National Park:
LAKE DISTRICT
National Grid Reference:
NY 32457 08480

Details

1. 1291A GRASMERE Brimmer Head Farmhouse with adjoining farm building NY 30 NW 7/68 I 2. 1574 and 1870. Reputedly the oldest house in Grasmere.. White-washed stone rubble, slate roof, 2 storeys. New end added 1870, with a bay window. Front has centre door, 2 windows on ground floor and 3 above, all with wooden mullions, and 2 small gablets over upper windows. The later portion to the left has a gable, bay window and an upper window with labels. Farm building adjoins to right under same roof (shippons belay, loft above ). Traces of original external stairs. Interior has very low ceiling beams and oak panelling in present kitchen. Stairs mid-Cl7, with treads and panelling and turned balusters with Roman numbering. A blocked old window visible inside, and an oak chest dated 1637. Old ladder still extant inside the original C16 kitchen.

Listing NGR: NY3245208483

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
452084
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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: 24 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/10166/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Gordon Furness. Source Historic England Archive
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