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Little Town

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2732 / 54°16'23"N

Longitude: -2.3897 / 2°23'23"W

OS Eastings: 374716

OS Northings: 486460

OS Grid: SD747864

Mapcode National: GBR CMR0.FY

Mapcode Global: WH94D.8V8H

Plus Code: 9C6V7JF6+74

Entry Name: Little Town

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383903

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484335

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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162-1/11/104 (South side)
14/06/84 Little Town


Farmhouse, now second home. Probably late C17 or early C18,
altered in C19 and C20 (with small additions). Coursed
sandstone rubble, painted white, stone slate roof.
Single-depth 2-unit plan on north-south axis facing west, with
a gabled wing to the rear of the 2nd overlapping the 1st.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and 4 windows. The ground floor has a
plain square-headed doorway offset left, a square 4-pane sash
to the left with margin panes and 2 similar but slightly
smaller windows to the right; and the upper floor has 4
similar windows. Prominent wooden gutter brackets. Corbelled
and stepped chimneys at both gables. (Late C20 glazed
conservatory added to south end). The rear wing has a
chamfered 2-light mullioned window at ground floor of the
south side lacking the mullion; its rear wall has a similar
window offset left at 1st floor, and 2 staggered 1-light
stair-windows to the right. (Recent small addition in north
angle of wing.)
INTERIOR: stone partition wall to right of doorway; former
housepart to left (now with inserted partition) has 2 axial
beams, parlour to right has one lateral beam; dog-legged
staircase off rear corner of housepart. Otherwise altered.

Listing NGR: SD7471686460

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