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Birkhill Farmhouse and Attached Farmbuildings to South

A Grade II Listed Building in Wetheral, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.8781 / 54°52'41"N

Longitude: -2.8153 / 2°48'54"W

OS Eastings: 347787

OS Northings: 554008

OS Grid: NY477540

Mapcode National: GBR 8DS1.94

Mapcode Global: WH804.QNL7

Entry Name: Birkhill Farmhouse and Attached Farmbuildings to South

Listing Date: 10 December 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1049105

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77787

Location: Wetheral, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA4

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Wetheral

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Wetheral Holy Trinity and St Constantine

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:


9/200 Birkhill Farmhouse
and attached
farmbuildings to South

Farmhouse with associated farmbuildings grouped around 3 sides of a farmyard.
Mid C18 and later. House mainly of brick in English garden wall bond with sandstone
dressings; Welsh slate roof. Farmbuildings brick with some coursed sandstone
rubble; green slate and corrugated asbestos roofs. House: 2-unit, central entrance
hall plan with stairs to rear (renewed but original position), with lower services
(now kitchen) to right. 2 storeys. Front: symmetrical 5-window range; chamfered
quoining and plain cornice. All windows in plain surrounds (cornices to ground)
and (except for 2 renewed casements) with 8-pane sashes. Central doorway with
cyma surround and pulvinated frieze; half-panelled/half-glazed door. A sandstone,
slated lean-to at extreme right. Lower services, sandstone, no windows. End
stacks, that to left original, with stone coping to left only. Rear: 16-pane
sash window to kitchen (upper void not lit); main range with 2 lst floor windows
(one with sash) and a small window lighting stairs. Above the doorway (which
has a rectangular overlight) is a small plaque in chamfered surround bearing
the letters 'P.H.H' (Howard) with a relief lion. Interior: flag floor to kitchen;
1st floor fireplace surround with curved angles. One panelled door; some original
floorboards. Stable range attached to S with side purlin roof, slit ventilators,
original openings and C20 garage doorway. S. range includes threshing barn
(with slit ventilators, originally attached, heightened in C19) with granary
attached. A-frame roof with collars and staggered purlins.

Listing NGR: NY4778754008

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