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Brackensgill and Attached Barn to East

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2983 / 54°17'54"N

Longitude: -2.5145 / 2°30'52"W

OS Eastings: 366614

OS Northings: 489314

OS Grid: SD666893

Mapcode National: GBR BLWQ.FX

Mapcode Global: WH94B.B7W4

Plus Code: 9C6V7FXP+86

Entry Name: Brackensgill and Attached Barn to East

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383827

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484259

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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162-1/10/26 (South side)
14/06/84 Brackensgill and attached barn to


Farmhouse with attached barn. Perhaps C17, remodelled and
enlarged in C18 and C19. White-washed coursed rubble, stone
slate roof. Two-unit plan on east-west axis, facing north,
formerly all single-depth but the 2nd unit raised and extended
to the rear and a single-storey lean-to outshut added in the
angle with this; barn continued to the east.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and 2 windows, with a shallow porch offset
left of centre, a 16-pane sash on each floor to the left and
similar but larger sashes on each floor to the right. Roof
ridge higher over 2nd unit; lateral chimney on ridge at
junction with barn to left, similar chimney at right-hand
gable, both with 2 pitched stone-slate caps to the flues.
Five-bay barn to left has square-headed doorway next to
junction, a small sashed window above and to the left of this,
a square-headed wagon doorway to the 2nd bay and a square
window to the left of this. Rear has some small windows,
including narrow stair-window.
INTERIOR: doorway opening directly into housepart, which has
one lateral beam and exposed joists; stone lateral partition
to parlour on left, original doorway to this now boarded.
Thick stone partition wall to rear rooms (originally
external), incorporates (in kitchen to rear of housepart) a
re-located carved bread cupboard (perhaps removed from
partition to parlour) of which only the top tier and its
mantel dated 1632 are now exposed.

Listing NGR: SD6661489314

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