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Askew Rigg

A Grade II Listed Building in Mungrisdale, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6426 / 54°38'33"N

Longitude: -2.9758 / 2°58'32"W

OS Eastings: 337124

OS Northings: 527939

OS Grid: NY371279

Mapcode National: GBR 7GNR.KJ

Mapcode Global: WH817.8K6R

Plus Code: 9C6VJ2VF+3M

Entry Name: Askew Rigg

Listing Date: 11 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327026

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73522

Location: Mungrisdale, Eden, Cumbria, CA11

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Mungrisdale

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Mungrisdale

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Askew Rigg


Farmhouse and adjoining former house and barn. Dated inside 1649, 1666 and 1667
with alterations dated 1835. Painted roughcast walls on large projecting plinth
stones. Graduated greenslate roof with C19 stone chimney stacks covered with
slate cowling. 2 storeys, 2 bays. Former house to right of 5 bays and barn to
left, all under common roof. C20 doors and sash windows in C19 painted stone
surrounds. Former house has small ground-floor openings and upper-floor blocked
stone-mullioned windows, those at ends small fire windows. Barn has plank doors
in projecting cart entrance. Interior of house has carved and panelled court
cupboard built into principal room, dated and inscribed TB, WB 1667. Beamed
ceilings in both ground floor rooms, one dated and inscribed TBM, M20 1666 WB.
Recess in room to right has lintel dated 1649 and date of 1835 carved on exposed
beam, thought by owner to be the date of alterations. C20 extension to front of
barn is not of interest.

Listing NGR: NY3712427939

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