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Town Head Cottage, Former Dame School Adjoining and Area Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.4276 / 54°25'39"N

Longitude: -2.4304 / 2°25'49"W

OS Eastings: 372172

OS Northings: 503662

OS Grid: NY721036

Mapcode National: GBR CKG7.ML

Mapcode Global: WH93L.MZV3

Plus Code: 9C6VCHH9+3R

Entry Name: Town Head Cottage, Former Dame School Adjoining and Area Wall

Listing Date: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145375

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74153

Location: Ravenstonedale, Eden, Cumbria, CA17

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Ravenstonedale

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Ravenstonedale St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 7203,

Ravenstonedale (west side),
Town Head Cottage, former Dame School adjoining, & area wall



Cottage; probably C16 with later alterations. Former Dame School adjoining
north end was possibly 1859 conversion of earlier outbuildings (date, with
initials S.W. on panel). Slobbered rubble with quoins to school. Graduated
stone flag roof to cottage, graduated slate roof to school. 2 storeys. Cottage
4 bays: low plank door with 2 casements to left, and one to right on each
floor. School 2 bays, set slightly forward of cottage; Plank door to each
floor on right with stone steps up to 1st floor door; 1st-floor casement with
dated panel to left. Glazing bars to all windows. Large corbelled stone
chimney to south end of cottage, rendered chimney to south end of school.
Coursed, squared rubble area wall c.3 ft high to front of cottage.

Listing NGR: NY7217203662

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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