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Low Nun House

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2646 / 54°15'52"N

Longitude: -2.4322 / 2°25'55"W

OS Eastings: 371945

OS Northings: 485521

OS Grid: SD719855

Mapcode National: GBR CMG4.71

Mapcode Global: WH94K.M20J

Plus Code: 9C6V7H79+R4

Entry Name: Low Nun House

Listing Date: 16 March 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383810

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484242

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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162-1/11/7 (East side)
16/03/54 Low Nun House


Farmhouse. Later C19 incorporating some earlier fabric.
Slobbered rubble with some quoins; graduated slate roof.
Cruciform plan formed by 2-unit main range on north-south axis
with porch on west side and porch-wing on east side, and
lean-to outbuilding at south end.
2 storeys and 3 windows; gabled porch offset right of centre
has doorway in south side, C17-style round-headed window in
front wall with leaded glazing, stepped surround and
medallions in the spandrels, stone slate hoodmould, and roof
with oversailing eaves and verges on wooden brackets. Left of
the porch is a square 2-light stair-window, and apart from
this each floor has 2 square 2-light windows, all small-paned
with Gothick glazing bars. Gable chimneys. Full-height lean-to
at south end. Rear wing has doorway and round-headed window
like those of front porch.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD7194585521

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