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Shap Abbey Farmhouse with Attached Byre Range

A Grade II Listed Building in Shap Rural, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.5298 / 54°31'47"N

Longitude: -2.6999 / 2°41'59"W

OS Eastings: 354802

OS Northings: 515174

OS Grid: NY548151

Mapcode National: GBR 9JL1.8Y

Mapcode Global: WH81Y.HDKQ

Entry Name: Shap Abbey Farmhouse with Attached Byre Range

Listing Date: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159288

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74187

Location: Shap Rural, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Shap Rural

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Shap with Swindale St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


3/173 Shap Abbey farmhouse
with attached byre


Farmhouse. Possibly C16 (shown with C16 mullioned windows in mid C19 drawing by
Thomas Bland); remodelled late C19. Byre range probably C17/C18 addition. All
built of re-used Abbey stone. House, coursed blocks with quoins; byres,
slobbered rubble. Graduated slate roofs with wing and lean-tos at rear of
house. 2 storeys; byre range has L-shaped plan adjoining south end of house.
House originally 4 bays; extended one bay into byre range and roof raised when
remodelled. C20 part-glazed door in re-used medieval doorcase with semicircular
head and continuous roll-moulding; decorative medieval corbel above. Sash to
right, 2 sashes and garage door to left; 5 sashes above. All sashes 16-paned in
C19 chamfered surrounds. North return has 16-pane sash in double-chamfered
surround with decorative medieval corbel above. Rendered end chimneys. Byres:
4 doors (2 now blocked with inserted windows) and 3 windows with 2 loft doors
and 2 blocked windows above; stable door in east return.

Listing NGR: NY5480215174

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