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Rakehead Farmhouse and Adjoining Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Nateby, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.4554 / 54°27'19"N

Longitude: -2.3428 / 2°20'34"W

OS Eastings: 377872

OS Northings: 506721

OS Grid: NY778067

Mapcode National: GBR DJ2X.LM

Mapcode Global: WH93M.Z8KR

Plus Code: 9C6VFM44+5V

Entry Name: Rakehead Farmhouse and Adjoining Cottage

Listing Date: 12 September 1957

Last Amended: 21 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144856

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73376

Location: Nateby, Eden, Cumbria, CA17

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Nateby

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kirkby Stephen with Mallerstang and Crosby Garrett with Soulby

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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NY 70 NE NATEBY B6270 (south-east of
Nateby; north side)
Rakehead Farmhouse and
adjoining cottage
(formerly listed as
Rakehead Farmhouse)


House and granary, now one dwelling, with adjoining cottage. Dated 1685 lintel
to cross-passage door; later additions and alterations. Coursed rubble with
stucco quoins to south end; wet-dashed south return. Graduated stone-flagged roof
with outshuts to rear; kneelers to north end of cottage. Stone mid and end
chimneys. 2 storeys. Original 5-bay house has central part-glazed door in
chamfered surround with 4-centred head. Mullioned 3-light window to either side
with fire window to far left; 3 mullioned 2-light windows to 1st floor and 2 small
openings, now blocked, below eaves. Cross-passage door on right has false
4-centred head; fire window above. Cottage, adjoining north end under same roof,
of slightly later date; empty 1983. Fire window to left with 2 blocked 2-light
windows to each floor (ground floor left is glazed) alternating with inserted C19
sashes. Part-glazed door to ground floor centre. 2 openings in north gable, one
subdivided to serve as dovecote. Granary added at south end has blocked wagon door with single C20 casement inserted on each floor.

Listing NGR: NY7787206721

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