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Longhouses Farmhouse and Attached Shippon

A Grade II Listed Building in Kentmere, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.4201 / 54°25'12"N

Longitude: -2.8351 / 2°50'6"W

OS Eastings: 345907

OS Northings: 503057

OS Grid: NY459030

Mapcode National: GBR 8KNB.09

Mapcode Global: WH82G.F55B

Entry Name: Longhouses Farmhouse and Attached Shippon

Listing Date: 12 February 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336079

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76475

Location: Kentmere, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA8

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Kentmere

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kentmere St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


4/4 Longhouses Farmhouse
12.2.62 and attached shippon

Farmhouse and attached shippon with hayloft at higher level. House has initials
and date WFD 1703 (for William and Dorothy Fleming) in diamond shaped plaster
panel with raised inscription over porch, but structure is C17 or earlier; later
extension to rear. Limewashed rubble walls; graduated green slate roof; stone
ridge; end chimneys. 2 storeys. 3 windows, irregular. Central gabled stone
porch (probably later addition) with slate roof and heavy boarded and studded
door in plain timber surround. One fixed light window and one York slider to
either side under continuous slate drip. Upper floor has one fixed light window
with chamfered timber mullion and 2 York sliders. Interior has ingle-nook with
inserted C18 fireplace; chamfered beams; moulded plank and muntin partitions to
lower floor; 3-stage cupboard with initials and date WFD 1711 and small spice
cupboard with same initials and date 1708; dog-leg stair with stone lower
flight; plank and muntin partition with plaster infil to upper floor. Shippon
and hayloft probably late C18. Rough slate rubble walls with protruding through
stones, graduated green slate roof, continuous slate canopy protecting shippon

Listing NGR: NY4590703057

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

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