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Latitude: 54.7996 / 54°47'58"N
Longitude: -2.7333 / 2°43'59"W
OS Eastings: 352956
OS Northings: 545210
OS Grid: NY529452
Mapcode National: GBR 9DCY.18
Mapcode Global: WH80K.ZMLG
Entry Name: Bascodyke
Listing Date: 3 August 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1144843
English Heritage Legacy ID: 73445
Location: Ainstable, Eden, Cumbria, CA4
Civil Parish: Ainstable
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Ainstable St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 52950 45200 AINSTABLE
NY 54 NW
Farmhouse. Probably late C17, with alterations dated 1747 and initials
I.(&)R.S. on rear lintel, but originally the Hodgson family home. Rendered
walls with raised painted quoins and plain painted stone cornice; graduated
slate roof with coped gables and kneelers, rendered chimney stacks. 2 storeys,
4 bays. Plank door with glazed segmental fanlight has pilastered surround with
triglyph entablature and dentilled segmental pediment. 3-light mullioned window
to right has moulded surround and glazing bar casements. Other windows are
sashes with glazing bars and casements with glazing bars, all with moulded stone
surrounds. Interior has oak beams in principal rooms and carved oak doors.
See, Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian Archaeological Society,
xxv, p.244-267. Name derives from the nearby dyke constructed as protection
against border raiders.
Listing NGR: NY5295645210
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