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Byres and Barn North East of Mechi Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Blennerhasset and Torpenhow, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.7584 / 54°45'30"N

Longitude: -3.2848 / 3°17'5"W

OS Eastings: 317414

OS Northings: 541144

OS Grid: NY174411

Mapcode National: GBR 5FHF.M0

Mapcode Global: WH6ZC.JN0H

Plus Code: 9C6RQP58+93

Entry Name: Byres and Barn North East of Mechi Farmhouse

Listing Date: 3 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327239

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72319

ID on this website: 101327239

Location: Blennerhasset, Cumberland, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Blennerhasset and Torpenhow

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Binsey Team

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

Tagged with: Cowshed

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5/11C Byres and barn north-
east of Mechi Farmhouse


Byres and barn incorporating the former turbine house tower and stables. 1863-4
for William Lawson of Brayton. Polychrome rubble walls with flush red-sandstone
quoins, under Welsh slate roof, hipped over tower. Long triple-span single
storey byres, enclosed on 2 sides by L-shaped stables/granary, with right low
square tower and adjoining open sided barn. Boarded doors, some in segmental
arches, under loft openings, all with red-sandstone surrounds. Barn roof
supported by tall brick piers. Interior has some of the turbine shafts and
gearing. The complexities of these buildings are described by William Lawson,
Ten Years of Gentleman Farming, 1874 pp.152-155. Forms part of a model farm
group and listed for GV with Mechi farmhouse and farm buildings.

Listing NGR: NY1739241140

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