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Deans Biggin Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2227 / 54°13'21"N

Longitude: -2.6119 / 2°36'42"W

OS Eastings: 360202

OS Northings: 480952

OS Grid: SD602809

Mapcode National: GBR BM6M.B0

Mapcode Global: WH94N.V4F3

Entry Name: Deans Biggin Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 November 1952

Last Amended: 22 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318967

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75203

Location: Kirkby Lonsdale, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA6

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Kirkby Lonsdale

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kirkby Lonsdale Team Ministry

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

5166 Deans Biggin farmhouse
(formerly listed as
Deans Biggin)
SD 68 SW 2/147 21.11.52

C16 or early C17 farmhouse with later alterations and additions. Two storeys. Rubble.
Slate roof. Three chimneys. Symmetrical three bay composition. Two storey gabled
porch. Three light windows to either side with chamfered stone mullions. Only that at
top left has chamfered surround and moulded label. Rest have plain stone surrounds as
do the openings in porch and the single light windows which flank it on ground floor.
On first floor of porch is crude Venetian window with keystone but solid tympanum, all
three lights sashed with all glazing bars. Doorway segmental headed altered from
round headed. Over it shield shaped plaque with raised lettering "IAB 1623". At
apex of porch gable a worn finial with four gables. At rear later except at left,
where one three light chamfered mullioned window to first floor. Modern casements
to all windows except porch.
Interior. Exposed beams. Central chimney stack with three stone fireplaces,
probably early C17. Large fireplace on ground floor with segmental head and moulded
stopped chamfers. Two on first floor with triangular heads. One with ornament and
date 1623, other shouldered with heavily moulded square surround. Western part of
roof has renewed trusses. Eastern part said to be C17 king post with cambered
trusses. (RCHM, NLVAS).

Listing NGR: SD6020280952

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