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High House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Firbank, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3577 / 54°21'27"N

Longitude: -2.5972 / 2°35'49"W

OS Eastings: 361288

OS Northings: 495964

OS Grid: SD612959

Mapcode National: GBR BL91.JN

Mapcode Global: WH93X.2QJN

Entry Name: High House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 February 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335900

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75645

Location: Firbank, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA8

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Firbank

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Firbank, Howgill and Killington

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


SD 69 NW FIRBANK B6257
(West side)

8/66 High House Farmhouse
12.2.62

II

Farmhouse. Spice cupboard dated 1727, later addition. Narrow coursed rubble
with slobbered mortar and slate roof. 2 storeys, 4 bays, the 2nd bay projects
as 2-storey porch under gable, the 4th bay is recessed and lower. Narrow
windows have plastered lintels, that to 1st bay of ground floor has plastered
mullion, and casements, but that to 2nd bay of 1st floor has small-paned fixed
glazing with opening light; 3rd bay has fire window; 4th bay has C20 windows
with casements. Entrance has segmental arch; inner entrance has wide-boarded
studded door with strap hinges. Large projecting gable-end stack and stack to
former gable end. Rear has large and small lean-to outshuts; blocked light with
label mould to 1st floor. Interior has chamfered beams and heck partition.
Spice cupboard has fielded-panelled door inscribed: "RWM" and drawer below
inscribed: "1707".


Listing NGR: SD6128895964

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

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