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Topthorne Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Whinfell, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3805 / 54°22'49"N

Longitude: -2.6836 / 2°41'0"W

OS Eastings: 355699

OS Northings: 498547

OS Grid: SD556985

Mapcode National: GBR 9KPS.TH

Mapcode Global: WH82Q.R595

Entry Name: Topthorne Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 February 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1157961

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75754

Location: Whinfell, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA8

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Whinfell

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Grayrigg

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 59 NE


Topthorne Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Probably late C17 with early C18 addition and alterations.
Roughcast stone with slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays, 3rd bay probably later.
Dripcourse over ground floor. Ground floor has windows to 2nd and 3rd bays have
casements; windows to 1st floor are sashed with vertical glazing bars and
horns. Gabled porch between 1st and 2nd bays has C20 outer door and
wide-boarded inner door with strap hinges. Gable-end stacks and cross-axial
stack. Left return has 3 dripcourses. Rear has gabled wing with corbelled
gable-end stack; windows have dripstones; lean-to outshut to left return of
wing. Interior has early C18 fielded-panel partition with dado rail and 6-panel
door; some wide-boarded doors. Stair has square newels, turned balusters and
moulded handrail. 2 cupboards with fielded-panel doors, one has round head and
fluted pilasters; inscription: "HWI 1758". Plaster overmantel to room to
extension reads: "HWM/1716" and has flanking stylized grapevines.

Listing NGR: SD5569998547

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