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Hollin Root Old House

A Grade II Listed Building in St John's Castlerigg and Wythburn, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6055 / 54°36'19"N

Longitude: -3.0721 / 3°4'19"W

OS Eastings: 330844

OS Northings: 523894

OS Grid: NY308238

Mapcode National: GBR 6HZ5.PV

Mapcode Global: WH707.SH8Q

Entry Name: Hollin Root Old House

Listing Date: 23 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115118

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351317

Location: St. John's Castlerigg and Wythburn, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA12

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: St John's Castlerigg and Wythburn

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: St John's in the Vale and Wythburn

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY3O8239 Hollin Root Old House


Former dwelling house, now farm outbuilding. Late C17 or early C18 with C19
alterations and additions and some C20 refurbishment. Uncoursed rubble sandstone
without dressings, single circular gable stack (a C20 addition) at the end and a
Westmorland slate roof covering laid to diminishing courses. 2-cell end lobby entrance
plan. S elevation; single storey, 2 bays with single doorway to w end, central 6-pane
fixed light window, and to the right a single-light window in a partially, infilled wider
opening. N gable with wide doorway and planked door to right beneath rough lintol.
Doorway to added rear oiiihut set back from gableline. Interior; entry baffle wall to left
of gable doorway carries massive cambered hearth beam defining wide endwall hearth.
Inserted sawn C19 tie beams sit on interior masonry partition wall separates heated
room from service 'passage' to side.

Listing NGR: NY3084423894

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

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