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Miresyke Farmhouse and Barn Adjoining

A Grade II Listed Building in Loweswater, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5899 / 54°35'23"N

Longitude: -3.3599 / 3°21'35"W

OS Eastings: 312221

OS Northings: 522489

OS Grid: NY122224

Mapcode National: GBR 4HZC.DD

Mapcode Global: WH703.CW8N

Entry Name: Miresyke Farmhouse and Barn Adjoining

Listing Date: 5 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326873

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72696

Location: Loweswater, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA13

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Loweswater

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Loweswater with Buttermere

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

LOWESWATER LOWESWATER
NY 12 SW
13/172 Miresyke Farmhouse
and barn adjoining
G.V. II
Farmhouse, now private house, and barn. Dated internally 1691 with C18 and C19
alterations. Roughcast walls, under graduated greenslate roof with roughcast
chimney stacks. Barn of incised render, under corrugated-iron roof. 2 storeys,
3 bays with lower right barn. Separating cross passage has panelled door within
C19 rendered porch, which partly covers the lintel dated and inscribed, but very
weathered, (?)M 1710(?). Sash windows in C19 painted stone surrounds. Barn has
C20 ground-floor casement windows and slit vents on 3 levels. Rear of house has
outshuts with early C18 flat stone-mullioned windows. Rear of barn has outshut
with upper-floor granary doorway now boarded over, which gives the appearance of
a spinning gallery. Interior of house has inglenook, the heck partition with
supporting C18 fluted pilaster; salt and spice cupboard recesses flanking a
moulded stone fireplace dated and inscribed IM 1691. Boxed-in ceiling beams.
Built-in panelled court cupboard dated and inscribed I. & I.M. 1691. Panelled
doors throughout, those into bedrooms with painted friezes, that to left of
huntsman and hounds chasing a deer and to right inscribed John & Mary Mirehouse
1726.


Listing NGR: NY1222122489

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