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Barkbeth Horse Engine House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bassenthwaite, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6707 / 54°40'14"N

Longitude: -3.1775 / 3°10'39"W

OS Eastings: 324155

OS Northings: 531258

OS Grid: NY241312

Mapcode National: GBR 6G7F.WG

Mapcode Global: WH6ZT.5V4S

Plus Code: 9C6RMRCC+7X

Entry Name: Barkbeth Horse Engine House

Listing Date: 23 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1233743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351318

ID on this website: 101233743

Location: High Side, Cumberland, Cumbria, CA12

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Bassenthwaite

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Binsey Team

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Horse engine house. Early to mid C19 with some C20 alterations. Structure carried on
monolithic stone pillars linked in parts by rubble stone walling beneath a hipped
Westmorland slate roof. 2-bay single storey building with canted bay end to the north
end to accommodate the circular path of the drive horse. Areas between pillars now
infilled with C20 sheeting and boarding. Interior; wide tie beam truss links parallel
sections of sidewalls and carries ties to the faceted end wallplate. Parallel beams at right
angles to principal tie beam are carried into sidewall of adjacent outbuilding.Remains of
former drive shaft supports are attached to roof timbering.

Listing NGR: NY2414531239

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