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Scarcroft Farmhouse with Adjoining Byres and Barn to North

A Grade II Listed Building in King's Meaburn, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.5865 / 54°35'11"N

Longitude: -2.5904 / 2°35'25"W

OS Eastings: 361943

OS Northings: 521420

OS Grid: NY619214

Mapcode National: GBR BHBD.ZM

Mapcode Global: WH92R.5ZR8

Plus Code: 9C6VHCP5+JR

Entry Name: Scarcroft Farmhouse with Adjoining Byres and Barn to North

Listing Date: 12 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266115

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422784

Location: King's Meaburn, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: King's Meaburn

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Morland St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Scarcroft farmhouse with adjoining byres
and barn to north


Farmhouse dating from late C16/early C17 with later additions. Coursed, squared
pink sandstone blocks. Graduated slate roof has copings to oldest part of
house; one stone end chimney, others brick. 2-storey front is 4 bays overall;
2-bay south end has one 4-light (ground floor right) and three 3-light windows
in original chamfered stone surrounds with later, flat, replacement mullions.
In 1983, a new window opening was made at the rear. Panelled door in 2-bay
extension cuts into blocked late C17 2-light mullioned window; single windows to
1st floor and to right of door are similar. C19 symmetrical 3 bay rear
extension has central stair window with interlaced semicircular head; 2 sashes
to each floor. All windows are either fixed or sashes, with glazing bars.
Hipped porch to rear door. Internally, passage has late C16/early C17 wooden
partition on north side. End room south has original 4-centred fireplace arch.
Middle room has large bracketed fireplace, with ogee head to infill, and
cast-iron range; heck screen and 3-storey court cupboard (dated 1672) survive in
same room. Some early panelled doors also survive. Range of byres with ramp
barn of coursed, squared rubble under graduated slate roofs adjoins to north.
Plank cross-passage door has wooden studs; hay loft over. Barn has 2 doors at
ground level front with ramp entrance to rear.

Listing NGR: NY6194321420

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