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Pool Bank Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Crosthwaite and Lyth, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2828 / 54°16'58"N

Longitude: -2.8768 / 2°52'36"W

OS Eastings: 343009

OS Northings: 487817

OS Grid: SD430878

Mapcode National: GBR 8LBX.ZH

Mapcode Global: WH830.SM83

Plus Code: 9C6V74MF+47

Entry Name: Pool Bank Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 November 1952

Last Amended: 3 April 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087130

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77117

Location: Crosthwaite and Lyth, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA11

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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3/29 Pool Bank Farmhouse
21.11.52 (formerly listed as
South House)

Farmhouse. Dated lintel reads: "IHK/1693" (date also on plaster overmantel,
now removed), with later alterations. Stone rubble with slate roof. L-plan,
2 storeys. North-west wing has north-west elevation of 5 bays. Most windows
have small-paned fixed glazing with opening lights, but 4th and 5th bays of
ground floor and 2nd and 3rd bays of 1st floor have small-paned casements.
Entrance to 4th bay has embattled lintel with date, gabled canopy and studded
door. Gable-end stacks and cross-axial stack. South-west elevation of
south-west wing of 5 bays, with gable end of north-west wing to left and small
outbuilding to right. Dripstone continuous over ground floor windows to 1st
4 bays. Double-chamfered cross-mullioned windows with C20 leaded glazing, but
1st 2 bays of ground floor have 2-light windows, now window to 5th bay, gable
end has cross-mullioned window with label and single-chamfered light over.
Outbuilding has 1st floor entrance from higher track. North-east elevation of
south-west wing of 4 bays. Ground floor has 2 windows as above but of 3 lights
with transom; cross-mullioned window to 4th bay. 1st floor has cross-mullion
window and 2 of 3 lights; 4th bay has balcony under catslide roof and 2-light
wooden-mullioned window. Entrance to 4th bay has lintel with sunk ogee and
label mould; studded door; balcony entrance has wide-boarded battened door,
strap hinges with fleur-de-lys finials. Outbuilding has large opening to ground
floor with casement window above. South-east elevation of north-west wing of 4
irregular bays. 1st bay has small lights, double-chamfered to ground floor,
single chamfered to 1st floor. 3rd bay has single-storey lean-to outshut. 2nd
bay of ground floor and 4th bay of 1st floor have small-paned fixed glazing with
opening light. Small-paned casements to 4th bay of ground floor and 2nd bay of
1st floor. South-west wing has plank and muntin partitioning with moulded
muntins enclosing dairy; small opening with splat balusters to one side;
wide-boarded door. Large blocked segmental-headed fireplace. North-west wing
has plank and muntin partition; plain spice cupboard; door with planted moulded
battens forming 4-panels; 3-panel door to landing, and wide-boarded doors to 1st
floor with strap hinges and wooden latches.

Listing NGR: SD4300987817

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