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Tarn Hows Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Coniston, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3859 / 54°23'9"N

Longitude: -3.0481 / 3°2'53"W

OS Eastings: 332031

OS Northings: 499440

OS Grid: SD320994

Mapcode National: GBR 7K4Q.WK

Mapcode Global: WH82K.41S0

Entry Name: Tarn Hows Cottage

Listing Date: 22 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335725

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76766

Location: Coniston, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA21

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Coniston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Coniston and Torver

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 39 NW
5/60 Tarn Hows Cottage


House with outbuilding and ruins of possibly original house. C17 or early C18,
part possibly older. Stone rubble with roughcast to front and slate roof.
2 storeys, 3-bay house with 2-bay outbuilding to right and single-storey bay to
left. Dripcourses to ground floor windows. Windows are sashed with glazing
bars; 1st bay of ground floor has 2-light wood-mullioned fire window. Large
gabled porch. 1st bay of outbuilding roughcast; garage door with slated lintel;
2nd bay stone with small entrance, slated lintel. Bay to left has entrance.
Cross-axial stack and gable-end stack. Rear has gabled wing with dripcourses;
casement windows and entrance. Ruins to right have low wall to front with
entrance and signs of blocked window. Gable-end of outbuilding shows roof line
of former building, and,has large stone smoke hood with stepped sides and
chamfered timber bressummer. Interior has chamfered beams. Property of The
National Trust.

Listing NGR: SD3203199440

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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