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Skelcies Farmhouse with Adjoining Cottage, Barn, Wagon Shed and Area Walls, Gate Piers, and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Winton, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5009 / 54°30'3"N

Longitude: -2.3552 / 2°21'18"W

OS Eastings: 377092

OS Northings: 511791

OS Grid: NY770117

Mapcode National: GBR CJZD.WB

Mapcode Global: WH93F.S4NC

Entry Name: Skelcies Farmhouse with Adjoining Cottage, Barn, Wagon Shed and Area Walls, Gate Piers, and Railings

Listing Date: 12 September 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327008

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73419

Location: Winton, Eden, Cumbria, CA17

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Winton

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kirkby Stephen with Mallerstang and Crosby Garrett with Soulby

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


NY 71 SE

WINTON
B6259 (north of
Kirkby Stephen,
east side)

8/133
12.9.57

Skelcies Farmhouse
with adjoining
cottage, barn, wagon
shed & area walls,
gate piers, &
railings

G.V. II

House and cottage of 2 builds. Cottage door lintel initialled and dated C.H.
E.H., M.H. D.H. 1674; house probably 1813 (date on rainwater head), of sandstone
blocks with rusticated quoins on chamfered plinth under hipped, graduated slate
roof. Cottage set back on left; incised stucco under graduated stone-flagged
roof with stone coping and kneelers. Corniced stone chimneys. 2 storeys.
Symmetrical 3-bay house front has part-glazed door and semicircular fanlight in
architrave with Tuscan pilasters supporting broken pediment; sashes in stone
surrounds, 24-pane to ground floor and 16-pane to 1st. 2-bay cottage has single
sash with glazing bars in stone surround to each floor; panelled door in stone
surround to right has inscription to dated lintel:CAVSE:THY:BLESSING.O.LORD.TO.
REST.IN.THIS.HOVSE.EZE.cH.44.30: THE .LORD.BLESSETH.THE.HABITATION.OF.THE.IVST.
PRO:3.33.AND: THE.HOVSE.OF.THE.RIGHTEOVS.SHALL.STAND: PRO:V:12:7. Outbuildings
of coursed rubble under graduated stone-flagged roofs. Barn adjoining rear of
house has blocked door on south side with initialled and dated lintel: M.R.
1760; C20 opening in east return. Early C19 single-storey wagon shed adjoins
rear of cottage; 2 elliptical-headed wagon arches with central cylindrical
pier. Early Cl9 area walls and railings to front of house and cottage. Walls
c2 ft high of sandstone blocks with segmental copings; quadrant with central
gate to front of house. Rusticated gate piers, square in plan, with ogee tops.
Wrought-iron railings and gates have diagonally-set pointed standards.


Listing NGR: NY7709211791

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