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Bennethead Farmhouse and Attached Barns

A Grade II Listed Building in Matterdale, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6066 / 54°36'23"N

Longitude: -2.8669 / 2°52'0"W

OS Eastings: 344098

OS Northings: 523838

OS Grid: NY440238

Mapcode National: GBR 8HF5.3F

Mapcode Global: WH81G.XGYV

Plus Code: 9C6VJ44M+J6

Entry Name: Bennethead Farmhouse and Attached Barns

Listing Date: 31 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145973

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74558

Location: Matterdale, Eden, Cumbria, CA11

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Matterdale

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Watermillock

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Farmhouse and attached outbuildings. Probably early C18 with later additions;
roof raised. Stone rubble, the house roughcast, and slate roofs. The house of
3 bays the 3rd bay probably an addition. Windows to 1st 2 bays have chamfered
reveals and are sashed with vertical glazing bars and horns, those to ground
floor are smaller, 2 to 1st bay (one probably former entrance), and 2-light
window with flat-faced mullion to 2nd bay. 3rd bay has sashed windows, and
entrance with chamfered reveals and half-glazed door. Gable-end stack and 2
cross axial stacks. Outbuilding to right has 2 blocked doors and 2 inserted
openings. Barn to left is lower, with segmental-headed entrance with barn
doors, owl hole to gable end. rear similar, catslide outshut and later gabled
wing to house.

Listing NGR: NY4409823838

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