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Coventree Farmhouse and Former House Attached at South End

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2693 / 54°16'9"N

Longitude: -2.4382 / 2°26'17"W

OS Eastings: 371557

OS Northings: 486046

OS Grid: SD715860

Mapcode National: GBR CMD2.XB

Mapcode Global: WH94C.JY5H

Plus Code: 9C6V7H96+PP

Entry Name: Coventree Farmhouse and Former House Attached at South End

Listing Date: 11 August 1978

Last Amended: 18 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383807

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484239

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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162-1/11/4 (West side)
11/08/78 Coventree Farmhouse and former house
attached at south end
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Coventree and cart-shed to


Farmhouse now store, and later attached farmhouse now
unoccupied. Probably late C17 or early C18, and later C18,
respectively, and the latter extended to the rear. Both
portions of white-washed random rubble with quoins, stone
slate roofs on 2 levels. Linear plan on north-south axis
facing east, with the older and smaller portion to the south.
EXTERIOR: earlier portion: single depth and formerly 2 small
units. 2 low storeys and 2 windows, with a stone slate
drip-course over the ground floor, a square-headed doorway
offset to the right, with a projected stone lintel; a small
former fire-window near the left corner, a small window to the
left of the doorway altered as a doorway and a small loading
doorway above that, and a small oblong 6-pane fixed window on
each floor to the right. The left gable has a cut-down
corbelled chimney. The rear wall has a doorway but is
otherwise blind.
Later portion to right: single-depth 2-unit plan with a large
L-shaped outshut added to the rear. 2 storeys and 3 windows,
symmetrical, with remains of a former gabled stone-slab porch
framing a square-headed doorway in the centre with C20 glazed
door, two 6-pane sashes at ground floor and 3 matching sashes
above, and gable chimneys. At the rear the deeper northern
portion of the outshut has a square 9-pane window in its rear
wall and a doorway in the re-entrant; the other portion has a
tall cross-window to the staircase, with glazing bars.
INTERIOR: not inspected but 2 axial beams with run-out chamfer
visible in north room; dog-legged staircase with stick
balusters, and some fielded panelling.

Listing NGR: SD7155786046

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