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Demesne Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kirkoswald, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.7624 / 54°45'44"N

Longitude: -2.6913 / 2°41'28"W

OS Eastings: 355612

OS Northings: 541047

OS Grid: NY556410

Mapcode National: GBR 9FNC.4L

Mapcode Global: WH80S.MKMF

Plus Code: 9C6VQ865+XF

Entry Name: Demesne Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 December 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144810

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73477

Location: Kirkoswald, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Kirkoswald

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kirkoswald St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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NY 55 41

12/51 Demesne Farmhouse

Farmhouse. Dated 1622, with inscription THOMAS BARTRAM (and) BENET BARTRAM F
(ecerunt)/DEVS VVLT (made this house; God wills it), over entrance; late C17
additions and later alterations to original house. Large blocks of red
sandstone rubble, probably from the nearby Kirkoswald Castle; extension of
incised stucco walls on painted stone plinth with raised painted stone quoins
and dressings; graduated green slate roof, C19 rebuilt stone chimney stacks.
Original house, 3 storeys, 3 bays. Blocked central entrance has roll moulded
architrave, dated and inscribed lintel. Flanking enlarged C19 2-pane sash windows,
small original fire window to right is blocked. 1st floor Yorkshire windows
with glazing bars, central top floor window blocked, probably replacing
mullioned windows. Extension at right angles, forming T-shape; 2 storeys with
cellar, 5 bays. Top glazed 4-panel door in moulded architrave with cornice,
broken segmental pediment. Flanking steps in 2 flights to entrance. Flat
cross-mullioned windows in moulded architraves. Small square cellar windows in
end wall right. C19 extension and farm buildings are not included in listing.

Listing NGR: NY5561241047

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