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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
Entry Name: Former Dame School Approximately 15 Metres North of Crosthwaite House
Listing Date: 3 April 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1087121
English Heritage Legacy ID: 77094
Location: Crosthwaite and Lyth, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA8
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
CROSTHWAITE AND LYTH CHURCH TOWN
SD 49 SW
9/6 Former Dame School
approx. 15m north of
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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