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Boon Crag Cottage High Waterhead High Waterhead Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Coniston, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3754 / 54°22'31"N

Longitude: -3.054 / 3°3'14"W

OS Eastings: 331628

OS Northings: 498274

OS Grid: SD316982

Mapcode National: GBR 7K3V.LB

Mapcode Global: WH82K.19Z3

Plus Code: 9C6R9WGW+49

Entry Name: Boon Crag Cottage High Waterhead High Waterhead Cottage

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325187

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76794

Location: Coniston, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA21

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Coniston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Coniston and Torver

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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SD 39 NW
(North-west side)
5/93 High Waterhead
25.3.70 Cottage, Boon Crag
Cottage and High


3 houses. C17 or early C18. Roughcast with slate roofs. 2 storeys, 8 bays,
1st 3 bays lower and end 2 bays under gable forming return to High Waterhead.
Most windows have casements; that to 3rd bay of ground floor has small-paned
fixed glazing; 4th bay has fire window to left of sashed window with vertical
glazing bars, 6th bay of ground floor and 4th, 5th, 6th bays of 1st floor have
sashed windows with vertical glazing bars. Entrances have gabled canopies, that
to 5th bay (Boon Crag Cottage) has 4-panel door. Right return of 2 bays has
casement windows and central entrance with gabled slate canopy. Gable-end
stacks, that to left is rounded. Lean-to outshut and wing under cat slide roof
to rear. Interior said to have upper cruck trusses; Boon Crag Cottage has
panelled partition with 2-panel doors and corbelled stone fireplace, keystone
with carved vase of flowers. Property of The National Trust, the gift of
Beatrix Potter.

Listing NGR: SD3162898274

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