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Low Ground

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2704 / 54°16'13"N

Longitude: -2.4347 / 2°26'4"W

OS Eastings: 371788

OS Northings: 486173

OS Grid: SD717861

Mapcode National: GBR CMF1.PY

Mapcode Global: WH94C.KXVL

Plus Code: 9C6V7HC8+54

Entry Name: Low Ground

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383905

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484337

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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162-1/11/107 (South side)
14/06/84 Low Ground


Farmhouse or two cottages, now single dwelling. Probably early
C18, with C19 additions; altered. White-painted random rubble
with quoins, stone slate roof. Single-depth 1-unit plan on
north-south axis, facing east, with 2nd unit added at north
end; on low ground with south gable wall built into roadside.
2 storeys, 2:1 windows, with a vertical joint between the
builds. The 2-window portion has a gabled porch offset right,
a 4-pane sash to the left, two small 2-light chamfered mullion
windows above, and a square corbelled chimney at the left
gable, with a cornice. The added bay to the right has a
doorway abutting the junction, a 6-pane sash at ground floor,
a 2-light casement above, and a gable chimney. Privy attached
to north gable wall.
INTERIOR: older portion has 2 lateral beams.
Interesting example of former 1-unit 2-storey dwelling (c.f.
West Stonehouse, qv). Forms group with Three Roods (qv).

Listing NGR: SD7178886173

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