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The Stonehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Nether Denton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.9565 / 54°57'23"N

Longitude: -2.6705 / 2°40'13"W

OS Eastings: 357157

OS Northings: 562629

OS Grid: NY571626

Mapcode National: GBR 9CS4.M1

Mapcode Global: WH7ZT.YPH5

Entry Name: The Stonehouse

Listing Date: 28 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087557

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78066

Location: Nether Denton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Nether Denton

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Nether Denton St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


2/75 The Stonehouse


House, formerly fortified farmhouse (stonehouse/bastle house). Late
C16. Thick calciferous sandstone squared and coursed rubble walls, probably
partly from the nearby Roman Wall; roof and floor in ruins. 2 storeys, 3 bays.
North front right, has ground floor entrance with chamfered surround. Small
square window to left; larger chamfered-surround windows to upper floor; some
windows retain their original iron bars. Left of entrance is upper floor
corbelled fireplace projection. End wall right has been rebuilt. End wall left
has ground floor entrance and small window with iron bars. Rear wall has small
ground floor windows/vents; upper floor window of 2 lights and chamfered
surround; evidence of filled upper floor door to left. Principal fireplace
inside has recently collapsed. See RCHM, Shielings & Bastles, 1970, p77-78.
Derelict and unoccupied at time of resurvey.

Listing NGR: NY5715762629

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

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