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Farmhouse at Whygill Head (Known As Low Whygill) and Adj Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Asby, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4916 / 54°29'29"N

Longitude: -2.4582 / 2°27'29"W

OS Eastings: 370419

OS Northings: 510790

OS Grid: NY704107

Mapcode National: GBR CJ8H.MN

Mapcode Global: WH93D.6CPJ

Plus Code: 9C6VFGRR+JP

Entry Name: Farmhouse at Whygill Head (Known As Low Whygill) and Adj Barn

Listing Date: 12 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312435

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73260

Location: Asby, Eden, Cumbria, CA16

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Asby

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Asby St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Description

NY 70410 10780 ASBY


12/21 Farmhouse at Whygill
Head (known as Low
Whygill) and
adjacent barn

II

House and outbuildings built at different levels down hill-slope; 1749 and
later. Coursed, squared rubble (widely jointed) with quoins. Corrugated iron
roof to lower section which incorporates cross-passage with C20 garage doors to
left (replacing byre) and initialled and dated panel above (1749); hay-loft
access up steps at rear. Main house possibly earlier gable-entry plan to which
cross-passage was added; 2 rows of projecting through-stones and graduated slate
roof with stone end chimneys. Single C20 window to either side of part-blocked,
central, 2-light stone mullioned window; two C20 windows to 1st floor. To rear,
single C20 casement, 3-light stone mullioned window, and blocked single-light
window; two C20 casements to 1st floor. Up-slope is a byre with hay-loft under
a corrugated iron roof; range ends with added, lower, hay-loft under separate
corrugated iron roof.


Listing NGR: NY7041910790

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