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Steps Farmhouse with Adjoining Barn and Byres

A Grade II Listed Building in Orton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.4536 / 54°27'12"N

Longitude: -2.6227 / 2°37'21"W

OS Eastings: 359722

OS Northings: 506644

OS Grid: NY597066

Mapcode National: GBR BJ3Y.Z9

Mapcode Global: WH93H.PB94

Plus Code: 9C6VF93G+CW

Entry Name: Steps Farmhouse with Adjoining Barn and Byres

Listing Date: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145427

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74087

ID on this website: 101145427

Location: Greenholme, Westmorland and Furness, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Orton

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Orton with Tebay All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Steps farmhouse with adjoining barn and byres


House with adjoining barn and byres. Late C17 with later additions and
alterations. Coursed rubble, with quoins, on plinth. House front stuccoed.
Graduated slate roofs with stair outshut to rear. 2 storeys. Original house
probably cross-passage plan of 4 bays with byre. 2 ground-floor sashes with
blocked 2-light stone-mullioned window between and blocked fire window to far
left, all under drip-course; right-hand sash probably replaced original door.
3 sashes above. Single-bay C18 extension to left; C20 part-glazed door with
sash above. Rendered chimneys. Byres adjoin to left and right under same roof
line; higher barn/byre added at right-angles to far left. Barn and byre
entrances to rear and returns. INTERIOR: Court cupboard built into
(cross-passage?) wall; large, but undated, with moulded doors. Chamfered
fire-beam is boxed in, forming shallow cupboards with similar mouldings to court
cupboard. Single-storey C20 corrugated iron building adjoining byre on left not
of interest.

Listing NGR: NY5972206644

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