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Stone Cottage

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

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Latitude: 54.5879 / 54°35'16"N

Longitude: -3.0822 / 3°4'56"W

OS Eastings: 330160

OS Northings: 521950

OS Grid: NY301219

Mapcode National: GBR 6HXD.H4

Mapcode Global: WH707.MYH6

Entry Name: Stone Cottage

Listing Date: 8 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72180

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


13/95 Stone Cottage


Farmhouse, now cottage. Mid or late C17. Whitewashed rubble walls, under
graduated greenslate roof with C20 chimney stack. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Plain
boarded door under double segmental-arched wooden lintel, within C17 gabled
stone porch with side seats and lamp recess. Blocked doorway to right of
porch. Fixed casement windows with glazing bars in plain reveals under wooden
lintels, that to ground-floor right a smaller firewindow. Slate dripmould over
ground-floor window left. Rear has glazed C20 door and sashes, some in original
openings and one in what could have been an upper-floor granary doorway.
Birthplace in 1817 of the dialect poet John Richardson. Adjoining barn now
converted to house called Piper House, the original name for Stone Cottage, is
not of interest.

Listing NGR: NY3016021950

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

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