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Burtons

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2591 / 54°15'32"N

Longitude: -2.4276 / 2°25'39"W

OS Eastings: 372243

OS Northings: 484907

OS Grid: SD722849

Mapcode National: GBR CMH6.70

Mapcode Global: WH94K.P66R

Entry Name: Burtons

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Last Amended: 18 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383806

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484238

Location: Dent, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA10

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Dent

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Dent with Cowgill

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


DENT

SD78SW DEEPDALE LANE
162-1/14/3 (East side)
14/06/84 Burton's
(Formerly Listed as:
DEEPDALE LANE
(East side)
Barn opposite Hollies Bush to the
east)

II

Farmhouse with attached shippon or stable, now used as stock
shelter and hay loft. Probably late C17 or early C18; altered.
Roughly coursed mixed rubble, mostly limestone, with some
sandstone lacing courses and through-stones, sandstone
dressings and quoins; outbuilding of coursed sandstone rubble;
stone slate roof. Single-depth 2-unit plan on north-south
axis, facing east (built back to road), with 1-unit
outbuilding added at north end.
EXTERIOR: 2 low storeys and 3 windows. The ground floor has a
doorway offset slightly right, with quoined jambs and
flat-arched head with large rubble voussoirs, and a wooden
frame now lacking the door; a small segmental-headed 1-light
fire-window and a 2-light flush mullion window to the left,
both chamfered and both with diamond-set iron saddle-bars and
stone slate hoodmoulds, and a similar 2-light window to the
right. The upper floor has a small chamfered 1-light window to
the left and 2 similar 2-light mullioned windows lacking
mullions and glazing. The outbuilding attached to the north
has a doorway abutting the junction. The left (south) gable
wall has remains of a formerly corbelled chimney with added
stepped under-building below. The rear (where the ground floor
is now back-to-earth) has an inserted loading doorway
immediately over the top of a 2-light mullioned window;
another loading doorway to the loft of the outbuilding.
INTERIOR: ground floor remodelled for livestock; upper floor
(now open from end to end), has 2 principal rafter trusses and
trenched purlins.
The relatively unaltered facade with original openings,
despite loss of mullions and glazing, is a valuable survival.


Listing NGR: SD7224384907

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

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