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Birkettfield and Adjoining Former Stable

A Grade II Listed Building in Threlkeld, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6206 / 54°37'14"N

Longitude: -3.0115 / 3°0'41"W

OS Eastings: 334784

OS Northings: 525521

OS Grid: NY347255

Mapcode National: GBR 7HD0.TF

Mapcode Global: WH81D.Q453

Entry Name: Birkettfield and Adjoining Former Stable

Listing Date: 27 December 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137849

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73566

Location: Threlkeld, Eden, Cumbria, CA12

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Threlkeld

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Threlkeld St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


6/45 Birkettfield and
adjoining former
27/12/67 stable


Former farmhouse and stable. Late C17 or early C18 with extensive C19
alterations. Painted roughcast walls under graduated greenslate roof with
rendered chimney stacks. Stable of mixed slate and cobble rubble. 2 storeys, 3
bays with rear extension and single-bay stable to right under common roof,
forming overall L-shape. C20 door and sash windows, those to right of entrance
tripartite, all in painted stone surrounds. Sash windows to extreme right are
in enlarged surrounds; gabled porch beyond. Former stable has plank door and
casement windows under slate lintels. End wall has loft door. Extension has
sash windows and casement windows with glazing bars in painted stone surrounds.
Interior has mid C17 staircase, with symmetrically turned balusters, closed
string, moulded handrails and ball finials, re-used on top of a stone dog-leg
stair. Upper rooms divided by early C18 panelling inserted to side of tie
beam. One room containing panelled box bed with pierced fretted upper panels,
probably circa 1700. Stone fireplace and salt cupboard of similar date below.

Listing NGR: NY3478425521

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

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