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Brown Cow Cottages brown Cow Laithe

A Grade II Listed Building in Hawkshead, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3746 / 54°22'28"N

Longitude: -2.9984 / 2°59'54"W

OS Eastings: 335239

OS Northings: 498139

OS Grid: SD352981

Mapcode National: GBR 7KHV.NL

Mapcode Global: WH82K.X9CP

Plus Code: 9C6V92F2+RJ

Entry Name: Brown Cow Cottages brown Cow Laithe

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Last Amended: 22 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087228

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76844

Location: Hawkshead, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Hawkshead

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Hawkshead St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 3598 SW
(East side)
Nos.1,2,3 Brown Cow
Cottages & Brown Cow
Laithe (formerly
listed as Brown Cow


4 houses. Probably C17. Roughcast with slate roof. 2 storeys, 5 irregular
bays to Main St, 1st bay has one small light to ground floor, 5th bay has no
windows. Ground floor has 3-light casement, with dripcourse over, to 2nd bay,
3rd and 4th bays have small-paned fixed glazing, that to 3rd bay has plain iron
rails. 1st floor has casement windows, but that to 3rd bay has leaded glazing.
Cross-axial stack and lateral stack to 1st bay. North facade to Victoria St of
5 bays, the 1st 2 under gable. Ground floor has small light to 1st bay, 3-light
wood mullioned window to 2nd bay; 3rd bay has 3 stair windows with wood
cross-mullioned frames with some intermediate bars; 6th bay has small-paned
fixed glazing with opening lights and iron rail. 1st floor has casement to 2nd
bay; 4th bay has 3-light wood mullioned window with transom; 5th bay is sashed
with glazing bars. Segmental-headed entrance to 4th bay has studded door with
latch and wood handle. 2 gable-end stacks and cross-axial stack to hipped right
hand end. East facade of 2 bays, 1st floor of 1st bay recessed over
weathering. Windows have casements, that to 1st bay of ground floor has small
panes, with small light to right. Entrance to 2nd bay. Rear courtyard has
casement windows, to west a raking half-dormer to 1st floor, entrance to No.1;
to north, ground floor window with small-paned fixed glazing with opening light
12-pane window to left of mullion, possibly fire window. Entrance to right with
lean-to canopy, part glazed 6-panel door. To east, Brown Cow Laithe, possible
converted outbuilding. Interior of No.2 has fielded-panelled wood partition.

Listing NGR: SD3524098140

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