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Latitude: 54.6447 / 54°38'41"N
Longitude: -3.3832 / 3°22'59"W
OS Eastings: 310834
OS Northings: 528614
OS Grid: NY108286
Mapcode National: GBR 4GTQ.BS
Mapcode Global: WH6ZX.0J64
Entry Name: Moorland Close and Former Stables Adjoining
Listing Date: 3 March 1967
Last Amended: 5 September 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1311883
English Heritage Legacy ID: 72640
Location: Dean, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA13
Civil Parish: Dean
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Mosser St Philip
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 12 NW
9/117 Moorland Close and
adjoining (previously listed
as "Moorland Close Farmhouse
G.V. with stable")
Farmhouse and stables. Mid C18 with early C20 extension. Roughcast walls under
graduated greenslate roof with right kneeler. Former stable with V-jointed
quoins and extension of rendered brick. 2 storeys, 2 bays with left single-bay
extension under common roof; lower 3-bay right stables and lower single-bay
front extension. Right 2 bays of farmhouse have sash windows in C18 stone
surrounds, the smaller left ground-floor window within a blocked C18 doorway.
Left sash windows in C20 stone surrounds made to match existing surrounds.
Doorway behind brick extension has reused lintel inscribed and dated I & AF 1700
(Isaac & Ann Fletcher). Left return wall has C20 doorway with reused lintel
dated and inscribed I & AF 1700 and open stone porch with segmental hood,
formerly on the front blocked doorway. Former stables have plank door under
loft doorway. Further left C20 door, casement and sash windows all in C18 stone
surrounds. Extension has plank doors and rear opening to form dairy/porch.
front wall has inscription MOORLAND CLOSE BIRTHPLACE OF FLETCHER CHRISTIAN,
LEADER OF THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY 1789. Bequeathed by the Wyndam family to
Queens College Oxford. From a C19 pencil drawing in Carlisle Library, it is
clear that the inscriptions came from the now demolished original C17 farmhouse.
Listing NGR: NY1083428614
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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