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Yew Tree House yew Tree Post Office yew Trees

A Grade II Listed Building in Beetham, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.209 / 54°12'32"N

Longitude: -2.7745 / 2°46'28"W

OS Eastings: 349580

OS Northings: 479533

OS Grid: SD495795

Mapcode National: GBR 9M2R.3Y

Mapcode Global: WH83G.CG1M

Entry Name: Yew Tree House yew Tree Post Office yew Trees

Listing Date: 12 February 1962

Last Amended: 20 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76587

Location: Beetham, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA7

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Beetham

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Beetham St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

(South side) Beetham

9/40 Yew Tree Post Office,
Yew Tree House and
Yew Trees.
(Formerly listed as
Yew Trees and Post
12.2.62 Office Cottage)


Terrace of 2 houses and former outbuilding now Post Office. Houses C18. Post
Office has initials and date I 1881 T on door lintel, but ground floor appears
earlier with upper floor probably added in C19. Limestone rubble walls with
roughly-dressed limestone quoins and window surrounds to ground floor.
Graduated greenslate roof. 2 storeys. 3 bays to each house, one bay to Post
Office. Post Office: heavy studded boarded door with decorative iron hinges to
left of shop window with pointed-arched head, fixed glazing bars and inserted
letter-box; loading bay with board door under bracketed gabled slate canopy
above. Yew Tree House: central 6-panelled door, in eared architrave with
keystone under segmental pediment on consoles, flanked by C19 sashes with
glazing bars. C18 sashes with glazing bars in stone surrounds above, those to
central window moulded. Yew Trees: similar to Yew Tree House but door
architrave ramped and has rosette in place of keystone. 3 chimney stacks and
stone parapet and kneeler to right hand gable. Very important group at centre
of Conservation Area.

Listing NGR: SD4958079536

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

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