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Roe Head and Barns Adjoining

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Sowerby, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.7405 / 54°44'25"N

Longitude: -2.9325 / 2°55'57"W

OS Eastings: 340061

OS Northings: 538795

OS Grid: NY400387

Mapcode National: GBR 7FYM.XF

Mapcode Global: WH80V.X3RN

Plus Code: 9C6VP3R8+6X

Entry Name: Roe Head and Barns Adjoining

Listing Date: 24 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73737

Location: Castle Sowerby, Eden, Cumbria, CA4

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Castle Sowerby

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Castle Sowerby St Kentigern

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Farmhouse and barns. Early C18 with C19 alterations. Painted incised stucco
over sandstone rubble walls with V-jointed quoins. Graduated greenslate roof
with coped gables; banded red sandstone gable end chimney stacks. Barns of
mixed sandstone rubble walls, under part greenslate and red sandstone slate
roofs. 2 storeys, 2 bays with slightly lower right C19 barn and left L-shaped
barn extending to rear, forming overall U-shape. Central plank door in
bolection architrave under cornice. 3-light flat-mullioned windows, those to
left 2-light, in C19 surrounds, all in painted stone surrounds. Right barn has
C20 casement windows under slit vents. Left barn is partly domestic; the gable
wall has chamfered-surround C18 windows. Return wall has irregular casement
windows in C19 painted stone surrounds. Rear of house has outshut with small
2-light stone-mullioned window and another similar window with mullion removed.
L-shaped barn has central double plank doors in segmental arch and right pent
extension. Right-angled extension has plank doors, loft openings, small
openings and slit vents.

Listing NGR: NY4006138795

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