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Oxenholme Farmhouse and Raysholme

A Grade II Listed Building in Kendal, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.306 / 54°18'21"N

Longitude: -2.7232 / 2°43'23"W

OS Eastings: 353035

OS Northings: 490280

OS Grid: SD530902

Mapcode National: GBR 9LFN.66

Mapcode Global: WH833.41G9

Plus Code: 9C6V874G+9P

Entry Name: Oxenholme Farmhouse and Raysholme

Listing Date: 24 April 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145665

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75473

Location: Kendal, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA9

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Kendal

Built-Up Area: Kendal

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kendal Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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(North side)

Oxenholme Farmhouse
& Raysholme


Farmhouse, now subdivided: Oxenholme Farmhouse comprises former north wing,
Raysholme comprises former central block and south wing. Probably C17; later
additions and alterations. Coursed rubble with quoins on plinth, slobbered and
wet-dashed in part. Graduated slate roofs with projecting eaves; stone ball
finials to ends of stone ridges. Diagonally-set stone mid chimneys. 2
storeys. Oxenholme Farmhouse: Extended 1 bay to west (C18?). C20 plank door in
gabled porch to single-storey entrance wing (formerly outbuildings) adjoining to
north; original doorway, with 4-centred head, uncovered in east return. Various
2- & 3-light C20 copies of earlier wood-mullioned and transomed windows.
Raysholme: Wing added to south end in C19. Panelled door to central block under
graduated slate verandah (carried on cast-iron columns). Windows mainly 3-light
wood-mullioned and transomed (C17?) with decorative leading. Each property has
a wood-mullioned window, with 2 pointed lights, to the west gable and a plank
loft door to the east. Interior: Raysholme has framed C17, closed-string
staircase with projecting landing; turned balusters, square newels, and moulded

Listing NGR: SD5303590280

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