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Cove Farmhouse and Adjoining Barn and Smithy

A Grade II Listed Building in Matterdale, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6044 / 54°36'15"N

Longitude: -2.8828 / 2°52'57"W

OS Eastings: 343072

OS Northings: 523606

OS Grid: NY430236

Mapcode National: GBR 8H96.P7

Mapcode Global: WH81G.PJGK

Entry Name: Cove Farmhouse and Adjoining Barn and Smithy

Listing Date: 31 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145978

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74566

Location: Matterdale, Eden, Cumbria, CA11

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

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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Listing Text

NY 42 SW,

Cove Farmhouse and adjoining barn and Smithy


House and outbuildings. Late C17, with C18 alterations and additions; former
right return of house has inscription: "1W 1600"; entrance to barn has lintel
inscribed: "1752 JW". Roughcast stone with ashlar dressings and slate roof.
South-east facade of 2 storeys and 3 bays. Windows have plain surrounds and are
sashed with glazing bars, but that to 3rd bay of ground floor is of 3 lights
with recessed flat-faced mullions, chamfered inside, and casements. Plain
entrance to 2nd bay has studded door. Barn to right has entrance adjoining
house with dated keyed lintel; inserted windows and winnowing door; gabled wing
to end has ventilation slots. Former smithy attached to left angle and projects
forward under gables; entrance and window opening to right return; gable-end
stack. Right return has barn entrance in cheeks. Rear has gabled wing formerly
separate cottage, and C20 open-fronted shed attached to barn. Interior of barn
has infilled barn entrance, upper cruck truss, 3 collar trusses, one strut truss
and one triangular truss.

Listing NGR: NY4307223606

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

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