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The Barracks

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Strickland, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.5701 / 54°34'12"N

Longitude: -2.6785 / 2°40'42"W

OS Eastings: 356231

OS Northings: 519642

OS Grid: NY562196

Mapcode National: GBR 9HQL.XJ

Mapcode Global: WH81R.TDQB

Plus Code: 9C6VH8CC+2J

Entry Name: The Barracks

Listing Date: 3 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068683

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74327

ID on this website: 101068683

Location: Little Strickland, Westmorland and Furness, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Little Strickland

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Thrimby St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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15/119 The Barracks


House and former stable. Early C18, dated and inscribed over entrance S(?) &
I.H 17(4)5, with later alterations. Painted rendered walls on projecting
boulder plinth. Graduated greenslate roof with rendered chimney stacks.
2 storeys, 3 bays with left 2-bay stable under common roof, now integral part of
house. Within off-centre gabled stone porch is a C20 door in stone surround
with dated lintel. Casement windows in original painted stone surrounds and
small left firewindow. Stable has C20 plank door, in Tudor-arched doorway, and
irregular casement windows in painted stone surrounds. Interior retains its
full-width firebeam otherwise without features. The date over the entrance has
been altered, probably to conform with the belief that this was used as a
barracks by English soldiers pursuing the retreating Scottish army in December
1745 and hence the house name. Called Church View in RCHM, Westmorland, 1936,
p.222. Right C20 single-storey extension is not of interest.

Listing NGR: NY5623119642

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