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Latitude: 54.4672 / 54°28'1"N
Longitude: -3.0436 / 3°2'36"W
OS Eastings: 332457
OS Northings: 508480
OS Grid: NY324084
Mapcode National: GBR 7J5S.VD
Mapcode Global: WH81Z.6ZX8
Entry Name: Brimmer Head Farmhouse with Adjoining Farm Building
Listing Date: 15 March 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1272005
English Heritage Legacy ID: 452084
Location: Lakes, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22
District: South Lakeland
Civil Parish: Lakes
Traditional County: Westmorland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Grasmere St Oswald
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
Brimmer Head Farmhouse
with adjoining farm building
NY 30 NW 7/68
1574 and 1870. Reputedly the oldest house in Grasmere.. White-washed stone
rubble, slate roof, 2 storeys. New end added 1870, with a bay window.
Front has centre door, 2 windows on ground floor and 3 above, all with
wooden mullions, and 2 small gablets over upper windows. The later portion
to the left has a gable, bay window and an upper window with labels. Farm
building adjoins to right under same roof (shippons belay, loft above ).
Traces of original external stairs. Interior has very low ceiling beams
and oak panelling in present kitchen. Stairs mid-Cl7, with treads and
panelling and turned balusters with Roman numbering. A blocked old window
visible inside, and an oak chest dated 1637. Old ladder still extant inside
the original C16 kitchen.
Listing NGR: NY3245208483
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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