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Hewthwaite Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3041 / 54°18'14"N

Longitude: -2.5098 / 2°30'35"W

OS Eastings: 366921

OS Northings: 489951

OS Grid: SD669899

Mapcode National: GBR BLXN.FW

Mapcode Global: WH94B.F22R

Entry Name: Hewthwaite Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Last Amended: 18 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383887

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484319

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

SD68NE DENTDALE
162-1/10/87 (North side)
14/06/84 Hewthwaite Farmhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
DENTDALE
Hewthwaite and 2 barns adjoining)

GV II

Farmhouse; unoccupied at time of inspection (April 1995).
Probably early C18; altered and enlarged. White-washed rubble
with quoins, stone slate roof. Single-depth 2-unit plan on
east-west axis facing south with a gabled rear wing to the
east half; a prominent outshut added in the angle with this,
and a lean-to outbuilding added to its east side.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and cellar, 3 windows, with a stone slate
drip-course over the ground floor; a low gabled porch in the
centre, with side benches, flanked by square 2-light casements
with glazing bars, an enlarged fire-window to the left of that
on the left and a low cellar window below that to the right; 2
small square 8-pane sashes at 1st floor, and an inserted
2-light casement to the left of that on the left. Gable
chimneys. At the rear the gable of the rear wing, with
through-stones, has a 3-light chamfered flush mullion window
to the dairy and remains of a blocked 2-light window to the
right of that; the outshut has a doorway to the left, a
chimney at the west corner and a 6-pane sash in the side wall.
INTERIOR: stone flagged floors; entrance passage with original
plank-and-muntin panelled partition to parlour on right,
slightly different plank-and-muntin partition to housepart on
left; inserted ceilings in both these rooms. Large rectangular
stone fireplace in housepart, with moulded cornice and
inserted kitchen range; panelled cupboard built into former
fire-window opening in rear wall of housepart. Dairy with
stone shelves, and doorway down to cellar with similar
shelves; doglegged wooden staircase. Original plank-and-muntin
partitioning to chamber over dairy and between 2 chambers of
main range (inserted partitioning in chamber over housepart);
original fireplace in 2nd chamber; roof with two pegged
collar-trusses.
Forms group with barn to north (qv), barn to south (qv) and
stable to west (qv).

Listing NGR: SD6692189951

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

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