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Scalegate Farmhouse and Attached Farm Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Askham, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5755 / 54°34'31"N

Longitude: -2.7941 / 2°47'38"W

OS Eastings: 348765

OS Northings: 520320

OS Grid: NY487203

Mapcode National: GBR 8HXJ.WL

Mapcode Global: WH81Q.18R6

Entry Name: Scalegate Farmhouse and Attached Farm Buildings

Listing Date: 31 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326811

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74402

Location: Askham, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Askham

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Askham with Lowther

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

ASKHAM
NY 42 SE
7/4 Scalegate Farmhouse and
- attached farm buildings

- II
Farmhouse (uninhabited 1987) and farm buildings. Farmhouse early C17 altered
1765, additions c1700 and later. Stone rubble with some ashlar dressings and
slate roofs. West elevation of 2 storeys and 2 bays. 3-light single-chamfered-
mullioned windows, those to 1st floor with only one mullion. Central entrance
has eared architrave and datestone with relief decoration and inscription "J and
MH/1765". Inverted heart shaped opening above with cable mould; signs of gabled
porch. Ashlar cross-axial stack with cap. Small outbuilding to north. To
south a cow house with gabled end bay marking rear wing. 3 cow house entrances,
2 windows, with 1st floor entrance; gabled bay has entrance with flanking
windows. Barn recessed to south has segmental-headed entrance, blocked entrance
and ventilation slots. Re-entrant 1st floor entrance up steps to cow house.
Lean-to outshut to south end. Rear of house has C19 gabled wing incorporating
blocked chamfered window. Outbuilding to north has large entrance and small-
paned casement. Cow house has 1st floor entrance and 2-light hollow-chamfered-
mullioned window, mullion missing. Wing has large entrance to south. Interior
of house has fireplace with corbelled lintel and brick heck partition; stop-
chamfered beams.


Listing NGR: NY4876520320

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