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Townhead, Including Townhead Cottage and Barn Attached with Garden Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Martindale, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.5685 / 54°34'6"N

Longitude: -2.8934 / 2°53'36"W

OS Eastings: 342337

OS Northings: 519616

OS Grid: NY423196

Mapcode National: GBR 8H7M.D3

Mapcode Global: WH81N.JFFL

Plus Code: 9C6VH494+9M

Entry Name: Townhead, Including Townhead Cottage and Barn Attached with Garden Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 31 January 1991

Last Amended: 28 August 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145241

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74541

Location: Martindale, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Martindale

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Martindale St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Townhead, including Townhead Cottage and Barn attached with garden walls and railings

(Formerly listed as: MARTINDALE, SANDWICK, Town End, Town End Cottage and attached barn and garden walls and railings



2 houses and bank barn. Date stones, 1720 and 1857. House roughcast stone
rubble, barn dressed stone with sandstone dressings, hipped slate roof. East
elevation of 2 storeys and 4 bays, the 1st bay an extension forming cottage, of
one storey due to high ground level; barn to north. Windows are sashed with
glazing bars, paired windows to ground floor and 1st bay; small-paned fire
window to 4th bay. Entrance to 3rd bay has 6-fielded-panel door. 2 ashlar
cross-axial stacks with moulded caps. Front garden walls have plain iron
railings and rusticated gate and angle piers with ogival caps; iron gates have
decorative finials. Barn has 2 windows with small-paned glazing, one an
insertion and 2 entrances, that adjoining house has one chamfered jamb and
lintel inscribed: "I & AS/1720". Winnowing door. Slate date stone inscribed:
RICHARD GRAVE HINDSON 1857". Rear has 2 gabled wings to houses; barn entrance has long wing to north, outshut under catslide roof to south. Small-paned
glazing to most windows.

Listing NGR: NY4233719616

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