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Howgill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2715 / 54°16'17"N

Longitude: -2.4394 / 2°26'21"W

OS Eastings: 371479

OS Northings: 486298

OS Grid: SD714862

Mapcode National: GBR CMD1.NJ

Mapcode Global: WH94C.HWLR

Plus Code: 9C6V7HC6+J6

Entry Name: Howgill House

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Last Amended: 18 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383896

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484328

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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162-1/11/97 (South side)
14/06/84 Howgill House
(Formerly Listed as:
Howgill House and attached barn to


Farmhouse, now house, with attached outbuilding at west end.
Mostly mid C19 but incorporating part of a late C17 or early
C18 house as a rear wing. Roughly coursed sandstone rubble
with quoins, the front painted white, slate roof to main
range, stone slate to outbuilding. Irregular plan formed by a
C19 double-depth double-fronted main range on an east-west
axis facing south, with a continuous full-height rear outshut
which overlaps the east end and incorporates the earlier
fabric; and an outbuilding attached at the west end.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and 3 windows, almost symmetrical, with a
C19 glazed porch in the centre flanked by square 4-pane
sashes, and 3 similar sashes above (all these openings
collectively offset slightly left). Gable chimneys. Tall 1-bay
outbuilding continued to left. The right-hand (east) gable
wall has 2 sashes at ground floor and a re-located or ex situ
stepped 3-light mullioned window at 1st floor, with a
hoodmould. The projecting monopitched end of the rear outshut
has a lean-to at ground floor and a large corbelled chimney.
The rear of this outshut has a plain doorway offset left, a
small fire-window and a 9-pane fixed window to the left and a
12-pane sash above, and a tall 12-pane stair-window to the
INTERIOR: 2 chamfered beams in room with corbelled chimney.
Forms group with barn approx. 20m north (qv).

Listing NGR: SD7147986298

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