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High House and Adjoining Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Waterhead, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.9829 / 54°58'58"N

Longitude: -2.6203 / 2°37'13"W

OS Eastings: 360400

OS Northings: 565545

OS Grid: NY604655

Mapcode National: GBR BB4T.HK

Mapcode Global: WH90Z.Q0FV

Entry Name: High House and Adjoining Barn

Listing Date: 15 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087514

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78175

Location: Waterhead, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Waterhead

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Lanercostwith Kirkcambeck St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


27/95 High House and adjoining


Farmhouse and barn. Dated 1677 on lintel stone from house incorporated in barn,
with initials E(&)A.A. (Edward and Anna Armstrong); C19 alterations. Incised
rendered front wall, whitewashed sandstone rubble to rear; Welsh slate roof, C19
stone chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 3 bays with 2-bay extension under common roof to
left and barn at right-angles to rear. Central ground floor C20 window probably
replaces original entrance; enlarged C19 window to left; small window to right is
original. Upper floor windows are C20 casements in original chamfered surrounds.
Extension has C20 windows. Single-storey extension to rear is of stone from the
nearby Roman Wall. Barn is also of Roman Wall stone with Welsh slate roof. Large
cart entrance has plank door to left. Central half plank door, slit vents above.
Entrance to right has reused moulded architrave and dated and inscribed lintel.
Listing excludes other outbuildings.

Listing NGR: NY6040065545

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

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