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High Yewdale Farmhouse and Outbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Coniston, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3885 / 54°23'18"N

Longitude: -3.0564 / 3°3'23"W

OS Eastings: 331495

OS Northings: 499741

OS Grid: SD314997

Mapcode National: GBR 7K3P.2L

Mapcode Global: WH82C.0YVK

Entry Name: High Yewdale Farmhouse and Outbuildings

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Last Amended: 22 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335750

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76787

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
(North side)
5/86 High Yewdale
25.3.70 Farmhouse and
(originally listed as
High Yewdale,
shippons etc.
adjacent and building
to front of High
Yewdale Farmhouse
[near roadside])


Farmhouse and outbuildings. C17 with later additions. Stone, the house
roughcast, slate roofs. 2 storeys, 4 bays, the 1st bay under steeper roof.
Most windows are sashed with glazing bars and horns; those to ground floor have
slate dripcourses, that to 3rd bay has small-paned fixed glazing with opening
pane. 1st bay adjoins open-fronted shed, and has small lights. 2nd bay has
gabled porch, entrance has door with round-headed panels and moulded styles and
rails. Entrance between 3rd and 4th bays has panelled door and gabled trellis
porch. 2 cross-axial stacks with slate set offs. Small 2-bay unit adjoins
open-fronted shed; slate dripcourse; ground floor windows have slate hung
lintels, those to 1st floor have 4- and 3-light wood mullions; wide-boarded
door. To right cow house and barn in range continuous with house. Cow house
door has ventilation slots and flanking windows; barn doors are pivoted. Wing
to right has overhanging, bracketed eaves; end bay has steps to granary
entrance. Rear of wing has C20 lean-to shed. Rear of house has gabled wing
built into hillside. Inside not inspected, said to have upper cruck trusses and
timber partitions. See National Trust Survey of Vernacular Buildings. Property
of The National Trust, the gift of Beatrix Potter.

Listing NGR: SD3149599741

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