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Former Dame School Approximately 15 Metres North of Crosthwaite House

A Grade II Listed Building in Crosthwaite and Lyth, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3131 / 54°18'47"N

Longitude: -2.8502 / 2°51'0"W

OS Eastings: 344783

OS Northings: 491168

OS Grid: SD447911

Mapcode National: GBR 8LJK.QM

Mapcode Global: WH82V.6V0C

Plus Code: 9C6V847X+6W

Entry Name: Former Dame School Approximately 15 Metres North of Crosthwaite House

Listing Date: 3 April 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087121

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77094

Location: Crosthwaite and Lyth, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA8

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Crosthwaite and Lyth

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Crosthwaite St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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SD 49 SW
9/6 Former Dame School
approx. 15m north of
Crosthwaite House



Former Dame School. Early C19. Stone rubble, slate roof. Small square single
cell 2-storey gabled structure set in slope of ground. Large quoins to
south-west angle. South elevation has small window to half-basement and larger
window to ground floor. East gable-end stack. Roof in bad repair (1987).
Steps up side of west elevation to entrance under pentice, now collapsing
(1987). Basement has chamfered beams and joists; well. Ground floor
fireplace. Recorded as in use as school c.1820. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SD4478391168

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