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Stone Barn at Brackenrigg

A Grade II Listed Building in Bowness, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9411 / 54°56'28"N

Longitude: -3.2006 / 3°12'2"W

OS Eastings: 323182

OS Northings: 561379

OS Grid: NY231613

Mapcode National: GBR 6C29.WJ

Mapcode Global: WH6YM.T22C

Entry Name: Stone Barn at Brackenrigg

Listing Date: 8 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144658

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71888

Location: Bowness, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Bowness

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Bowness-on-Solway St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 26 SW BOWNESS


2/10 Stone barn at
Brackenrigg

II

Fortified house now barn. Early or mid C16. Walls a metre thick of coursed and
squared red and calciferous sandstone (from the nearby Roman Wall), on large
projecting plinth course, with flush quoins; graduated greenslate roof. 2
storeys, 2 bays, end bay right is C18 cobble extension. C16 entrance with
roll-moulded architrave; jambs with drawbar tunnels. Enlarged loft entrance
above. Original slit vents on 2 levels. Rear wall: original slit vents on 2
levels. C18 or C19 window on ground floor, small square chamfered-surround
upper floor window. Interior: upper floor C16 fireplace, now opened to
relieving arch to form entrance to extension; flanking recesses could be salt
cupboard and spice cupboard. Extension: plank door in stone surround.
Casement window above in stone surround. A similar building exists at Glasson.


Listing NGR: NY2318261379

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

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