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Granary East of Schoose Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Workington, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6375 / 54°38'14"N

Longitude: -3.5276 / 3°31'39"W

OS Eastings: 301502

OS Northings: 528002

OS Grid: NY015280

Mapcode National: GBR 3GTT.2C

Mapcode Global: WH5YP.SPDP

Entry Name: Granary East of Schoose Farmhouse

Listing Date: 13 December 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144490

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72298

Location: Workington, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA14

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Workington

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Workington St John

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

WORKINGTON

566/6/73 SCHOOSE
13-DEC-85 Granary East of Schoose Farmhouse

GV II*

Granary and dairy now used as farm store. Circa 1800 for John Christian Curwen.
Calciferous sandstone rubble with flush quoins, under hipped graduated
greenslate roof. 3 storeys, 9 bays. Right portion has ashlar steps to loft
doorways on 2 levels under hoist gablet. Ground-floor segmental-headed doorways
blocked to form windows. Upper-floor louvred windows in plain stone surrounds.
Left portion has enlarged C20 cart doorway and brick-blocked windows in plain
stone surrounds. Vaulted basement to ground floor former dairy. Single storey 1 bay cell to left, of rubble with large quoins, chimney and roof vents. Rear lean-to asbestos shed is not of interest. Forms part of a model farm and listed for G.V. with other farm buildings.
Sources:
Plan of Schoose Farm from a survey by L Cash, 1807 (Helen Thompson Museum Workington).
Wade-Martins, S. 2002 The English Model Farm: Building the agricultural Ideal, 1700-1914. English Heritage


Listing NGR: NY0150228002

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