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Borrowdale Head Farmhouse and Attached Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Fawcett Forest, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.4304 / 54°25'49"N

Longitude: -2.7046 / 2°42'16"W

OS Eastings: 354388

OS Northings: 504116

OS Grid: NY543041

Mapcode National: GBR 9KK6.8L

Mapcode Global: WH82B.FWBY

Plus Code: 9C6VC7JW+55

Entry Name: Borrowdale Head Farmhouse and Attached Barn

Listing Date: 21 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137635

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75631

Location: Fawcett Forest, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA8

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Fawcett Forest

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Selside St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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3/52 Borrowdale Head
21.11.52 Farmhouse and
attached barn


Farmhouse and bank barn. Probably C17 with later outshut. Stone rubble, front
of house painted, and slate roof. East elevation of 2 storeys and 2 bays, barn
to north. Ground floor windows are sashed with glazing bars and horns; 1st
floor has pivoted casements, that to 1st bay paired. Gabled porch has return
entrance. Gable-end stacks and cross-axial stack. Barn has 5 small openings
and blocked entrance, with winnowing door above. North return has pivoted door
to cow house entrance. West elevation has outshut under catslide roof and large
squat stack to left return, which has C20 lean-to outhouse. Barn door up ramp
has roof raised above eaves. Lower level entrance. Interior of house not
inspected, said to have mid C18 fireplace and cupboard, early C18 stair;
originally had plaster panel of rose tree, possibly now covered up.

Listing NGR: NY5438804116

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