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Keld Head Farmhouse and Attached Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Askham, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.606 / 54°36'21"N

Longitude: -2.7575 / 2°45'27"W

OS Eastings: 351166

OS Northings: 523684

OS Grid: NY511236

Mapcode National: GBR 9H55.TN

Mapcode Global: WH81J.MH3C

Entry Name: Keld Head Farmhouse and Attached Barn

Listing Date: 31 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326816

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74417

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 5023
NY 5123
16/19 Keld Head Farmhouse and
attached barn
-

GV II
Farmhouse and barn. House has lintel reading: "IT/1704", barn dated 1814; later
additions. Rough-cast stone, barn of dressed stone with ashlar dressings; slate
roofs. House of 2 storeys and 5 bays, the 1st an addition, with projecting barn
to right. Coped gable with kneelers. Square windows have chamfered reveals and
casements, probably originally with flat-faced mullions; 2 windows to 5th bay of
ground floor; 1st bay has tall window. Gable porch to 4th bay has return
entrance and inner entrance with dated lintel. Ashlar cross-axial stack has
cap. Barn has 3 cow house entrances and 2 windows; winnowing door has dated
lintel; square ventilation holes. Projecting gable-end stack next to house.
Rear has gabled wing with sashed windows with glazing bars; lean-to outshut with
small-paned fixed glazing with opening lights; 2-light single-chamfered-
mullioned window. Barn has ramp to entrance and lean-to outshut to left, part
of long gabled wing with stone slate roof.


Listing NGR: NY5116623684

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