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Moorthwaite Cottage with Adjoining Former Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodside, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.8294 / 54°49'45"N

Longitude: -3.1006 / 3°6'2"W

OS Eastings: 329393

OS Northings: 548840

OS Grid: NY293488

Mapcode National: GBR 6DSL.JL

Mapcode Global: WH6Z2.BWR2

Plus Code: 9C6RRVHX+QQ

Entry Name: Moorthwaite Cottage with Adjoining Former Barn

Listing Date: 1 April 1967

Last Amended: 12 June 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289175

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72078

Location: Woodside, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Woodside

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Wigton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


NY 24 NE Moorthwaite

12/123 Moorthwaite Cottage with adjoining former barn (formerly listed as Moorthwaite (north)and
The Cottage with adjoining former barn)

Former farmhouse and attached outbuilding, subsequently subdivided to form 2 dwellings, now refurbished as a single dwelling. Dated 1691 and 1692 but incorporating parts of an earlier dwelling, with later remodelling. Rubble sandstone with squared dressings, part rendered and painted, some painted rubble. Stone slate and slate roof coverings. PLAN: T-shaped house, with late C17 front range built across earlier range to rear, formerly house and outbuilding. FRONT: 2 storeys, 3 bays, with single bay extension to left under common roof. Off- centre doorway with massive chamfered stone surround, the lintol inscribed `A.& P.P. 1691'. Above lintol, an inscribed panel reads `P.P. A.P. 1692. VIVAT REX'. Flanking the doorway are C20 restored 3-light flush mullioned windows, with 8 pane casement frames. Above are lower 6 pane sashes to both floors of the extension. All openings with painted stone surrounds. REAR RANGE: with opposed doorways to centre with stone surrounds and C20 part glazed doors. 2-light mullioned windows to left of doorway with 2 over 2 pane sashes above. Later inserted windows to right of doorway. Rear wall with some former breathers now glazed. Lean-to offshut to rear wall abuts main range. INTERIOR of rear range retains cross passage and heck wall which bears a hearth bressumer. Plain C19 surround set within hearth recess.

Listing NGR: NY2939348840

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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