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Parsonage Farmhouse and Attached Stores to North

A Grade II Listed Building in Beetham, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2097 / 54°12'35"N

Longitude: -2.7737 / 2°46'25"W

OS Eastings: 349638

OS Northings: 479610

OS Grid: SD496796

Mapcode National: GBR 9M2R.9P

Mapcode Global: WH83G.CGG2

Entry Name: Parsonage Farmhouse and Attached Stores to North

Listing Date: 21 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137509

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76550

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

SD 4979 BEETHAM A6 (off West side)
Beetham

9/7 Parsonage Farmhouse
and attached stores
21.11.52 to North

G.V. II

Farmhouse. Probably late C17 with later additions and extensions. South part
appears to incorporate remains of medieval college demolished in 1756 (R.C.H.M.)
of which blocked doorway in South wall is visible. Slobbered rubble walls with
roughly-cut limestone quoins; graduated greenslate roof with stone ridge. 2
storeys plus attics. Main frontage in East gable: 4 windows, irregular, mostly
C19 cross windows with leaded glazing. Off-centre boarded door. Ground-floor
window to far right small-paned; attic window at top left trompe-l'oeil.
Blocked medieval doorway in South wall has 2-centred head. Massive chimney with
round shafts offset from ridge to South; single chimney in apex of East gable.
Interior has 2 staircases, one with turned balusters and square newels;
panelling to rear ground-floor drawing room; panelled partitions, one with
initials and date R & IA 1661; cornices to upper-floor rooms; powder room
backing onto landing. See also R.C.H.M. p.104, although part of the panelling
described therein has since been removed.


Listing NGR: SD4964179605

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