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Yew Tree Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Coniston, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3897 / 54°23'22"N

Longitude: -3.0495 / 3°2'58"W

OS Eastings: 331948

OS Northings: 499864

OS Grid: SD319998

Mapcode National: GBR 7K4P.L5

Mapcode Global: WH82C.4X4N

Entry Name: Yew Tree Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Last Amended: 22 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087245

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76785

Location: Coniston, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA21

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Coniston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Coniston and Torver

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 39 NW (North side)
Yew Tree Farmhouse
5/84 (formerly listed with
25.3.70 barn)


Farmhouse. C17 with mid C18 addition (door latch dated: "1743/CWA"). Stone
rubble, front wing is roughcast, slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Windows have
casements. Central entrance has wide-boarded door with slate open gabled
porch. Gable-end stacks. Rear wing is lower, of 2 bays; fire window and round
gable-end stack on square base; slate open gabled porch, one side missing.
Interior: Rear wing has 2 upper cruck trusses. Front wing has fielded-panel
partition with dado rail, cornice and 2-panel door. Room has 2 adjacent
cupboards with fielded-panel doors. Stair has turned balusters and square
newels. Some plank add muntin partitioning and wide-boarded doors to 1st
floor. Property of The National Trust, the gift of Beatrix Potter.

Listing NGR: SD3194899864

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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