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Broadfield House and Broadfield Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2745 / 54°16'28"N

Longitude: -2.4008 / 2°24'2"W

OS Eastings: 374000

OS Northings: 486607

OS Grid: SD740866

Mapcode National: GBR CMP0.1H

Mapcode Global: WH94D.3T1H

Entry Name: Broadfield House and Broadfield Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Last Amended: 18 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383828

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484260

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

SD78NW DENTDALE
162-1/11/27 (North side)
14/06/84 Broadfield House and Broadfield
Farmhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
DENTDALE
Broadfield House)

GV II

Farmhouse, now 2 dwellings. Probably late C17 or early C18 in
2 builds, with C19 addition or partial rebuild. Roughly
coursed mixed rubble with quoins, stone slate roof; the C19
portion of coursed rubble with rusticated quoins and hipped
slate roof. Linear plan on east-west axis, facing south, 2+2
bays of which Broadfield House is the left half and its 1st
bay is the C19 portion (perhaps formerly a 2-unit house with
another 2-unit range added to the east end and the 1st unit of
the earlier then re-built in the C19).
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 2:2:4 windows, with 2 vertical joints.
The 2-window C19 portion of Broadfield House, breaking
forwards and higher, with a 1st-floor sillband and an eaves
corbel-table both carried round, has a tall Tuscan porch to
the right protecting a round-headed doorway with panelled door
and fanlight with radiating glazing bars, a large 12-pane
hornless sash to the left and two C20 double-glazed 12-pane
tilting casements above, and its left return has 2 windows on
each floor with glazing matching these. This portion has a
chimney to the right. Right of this, the earlier and lower
portion has a C20 double-glazed window and a blocked doorway
or window at ground floor, two 16-pane hornless sashes above,
and a quoined vertical joint to the 4-window range (Broadfield
Farmhouse). This has a large buttress to the south-east
corner, a small gabled porch in the centre, a square 16-pane
sash to the left and a 12-pane fixed window left of that, a
16-pane and a 12-pane sash to the right, and at 1st floor a
blocked window above the porch flanked by 2 pairs of 12-pane
sashes. Ridge chimney in the centre, gable chimney to the
right. Rear: full-height outshut to centre and east bays, in 2
builds, the former earlier and containing staircase and former
dairy.
INTERIOR: Broadfield Farmhouse: stone lateral partition wall
with a small blocked fireplace and a bread oven in its east
side; lateral beams on both floors; early C18 doglegged
staircase with closed string, square newels, turned balusters
and moulded handrail; roof with pegged collar trusses (one
made of re-used cruck timbers). Broadfield House: C19 portion
has marble fireplace; attic of older portion contains
prominent corbelled cap of former smokehood at junction with
Broadfield Farmhouse (former chimney removed).
HISTORICAL NOTE: occupied at the time of her death in 1815 by
Emma, widow of General Brownrigg (wall monument in church of
St Andrew, Dent, qv); and in the late C19 by members of the
Blackmore family (wall monuments in Church of St John the
Evangelist, Dent, qv).

Listing NGR: SD7400086607

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

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