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Brackenber Farmhouse and Adjoining Byres

A Grade II Listed Building in Murton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.5694 / 54°34'9"N

Longitude: -2.4314 / 2°25'53"W

OS Eastings: 372206

OS Northings: 519441

OS Grid: NY722194

Mapcode National: GBR CHGL.DR

Mapcode Global: WH930.MDDV

Entry Name: Brackenber Farmhouse and Adjoining Byres

Listing Date: 21 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144892

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73366

Location: Murton, Eden, Cumbria, CA16

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Murton

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Appleby St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


4/81 Brackenber Farmhouse
& adjoining byres


House and byres; 3 builds dated 1698, 1742, and 1874. Coursed, squared rubble
with quoins. Graduated slate roofs with stone mid and end chimneys; stone
coping and kneelers to west end of byres. Former 2-storey, 2-bay house under
same roof as byres; part-glazed door to right has initialled and dated lintel:
I.S. E.S. 1698 (possibly re-used) with sash in stone surround to left and 2
above, all originally mullioned. Byres have 2 doors and 3 windows to ground
floor with dated inscription in moulded frame above: John Spedding 1742.
Taller 2-storey, 2-bay house extension adjoining east end has panels inscribed
J.J.W. and AD 1874. 2 sashes with glazing bars to each floor, with continuous
hoodmould over ground floor. Later byre adjoining east end not included.

Listing NGR: NY7220619441

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