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Outbuildings to West and North of Cowmire Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Crosthwaite and Lyth, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.291 / 54°17'27"N

Longitude: -2.8813 / 2°52'52"W

OS Eastings: 342728

OS Northings: 488736

OS Grid: SD427887

Mapcode National: GBR 8L9T.ZK

Mapcode Global: WH830.QD4S

Entry Name: Outbuildings to West and North of Cowmire Hall

Listing Date: 21 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335803

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77090

Location: Crosthwaite and Lyth, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA8

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Crosthwaite and Lyth

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Crosthwaite St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 48 NW
3/2 Outbuildings to west
21.11.52 and north of Cowmire
Hall (q.v.)


Farmbuildings around 3 sides of courtyard, with the Hall to east end of south
range. South range and east half of north range probably early C18, the rest
mid-late C19. Stone rubble with slate roofs. South range has to north
elevation a wide through passage to east of ramp leading to barge entrance with
pentice. 6-light chamfered wooden-mullion window rebated for glazing and with
4-intermediate bars over passage. South elevation has dripcourses, paired doors
to passage, with ventilation slots over, inserted window. West gable end has
entrance with pentice, window and ventilation slots. 2 tie beam and strut
trusses and 2 C19 kingpost trusses; cow house has some chamfered beams and
stop-chamfered joists. West range adjoins to north (with limestone trough in
angle), C19 bank barn with limestone quoins. Gable-end ball finials. West
elevation has pentice on limestone brackets over 6 cow house entrances, one now
window. Some slate partitions. Winnowing door towards north end. East
elevation has ramp to north end, with entrance with canopy on limestone
brackets. Entrance, entrance now window and window to south; passage through
ramp. Owl hole in gable end. North range western part has 2 large openings
with central limestone piers to south elevation possibly a later insertion,
entrance to granary from barn ramp; granary has slate skirting and corn bins.
Eastern end has 2 entrances and 3 windows to stables, loading door to western
part, 1st floor entrance up steps to eastern part, with 6-light chamfered
wooden-mullion window with 2 remaining intermediate bars to left. Central
straight joint indicates possible rebuilding of part of wall. North elevation
has blocked entrance and small windows. East gable-end has small 1st floor
window. Interior of eastern end has remains of chimney hood to 1st floor, later
fireplace to gable end.

Listing NGR: SD4272888736

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

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