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Birkrigg Park Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston Richard, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2776 / 54°16'39"N

Longitude: -2.704 / 2°42'14"W

OS Eastings: 354259

OS Northings: 487109

OS Grid: SD542871

Mapcode National: GBR 9LKZ.DC

Mapcode Global: WH833.FRM3

Entry Name: Birkrigg Park Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086528

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76529

Location: Preston Richard, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA8

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Preston Richard

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Crosscrake St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 58 NW PRESTON RICHARD LOW PARK LANE

1/36 Birkrigg Park
Farmhouse

II

Farmhouse. Plaque with initials and date S in East gable, possibly earlier
R S
1742
core, C19 and C20 alterations. Stone rubble walls with limestone quoins and
plinth; steeply-pitched graduated greenslate roof with projecting corniced stone
gutter; stone copings and kneelers and 2 end chimneys. 2 storeys plus attics.
3 windows: C20 sashes with vertical glazing barns in stone surrounds. Central
door with mid C19 limestone porch with pilasters and flat hood on consoles,C20
glazed double doors. Single-storey gabled extension to left with decorative
barge boards. Gabled porch on East with decorative barge boards and finial and
C20 glazed outer doors. Interior has staircase of 4 flights through to attics:
the 2nd flight is a c19 insertion with open moulded string and turned balusters in
groups of 3. Other flights C18 with closed strings, turned balusters, square
newels and moulded handrails. 6-panelled late C18 or early C19 doors around
landing; small C19 panelled cupboards in bedroom. C17 ledged and battened oak
door with arched head in heavy oak surround in East gable. Panelled surrounds
to windows.


Listing NGR: SD5425987109

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