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Mire House

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2976 / 54°17'51"N

Longitude: -2.4956 / 2°29'44"W

OS Eastings: 367842

OS Northings: 489224

OS Grid: SD678892

Mapcode National: GBR CL0R.H5

Mapcode Global: WH94B.M7TQ

Plus Code: 9C6V7GX3+2Q

Entry Name: Mire House

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Last Amended: 18 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383920

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484352

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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162-1/10/122 (North side)
14/06/84 Mire House
(Formerly Listed as:
Mire House and Barn to south-east)


Farmhouse, now dwelling. Probably late C17 or early C18
(though dated 1635 on porch); extended and altered.
White-painted random rubble with quoins; stone slate roof.
Single-depth 2-unit plan on east-west axis facing south,
full-height outshut added to rear and 1-bay extension at east
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and 4 windows, almost symmetrical (except
for the extension); with a stone slate drip-course over the
ground floor. The ground floor has a gabled porch in the
centre, with a square-headed doorway, panelled door and C20
datestone inscribed "1635"; a square window to the left, now
furnished with 2-light top-hung casements, and a small 4-pane
sash to the left of that (formerly a fire-window); and two
similar 4-pane sashes to the right. The 1st floor has 4
similar small sashes almost symmetrically arranged. Large
corbelled chimney at left gable; ridge chimney at junction to
right. Full-height extension to right now has garage door at
ground floor, and no opening above. Rear: added full-height
outshut containing staircase and former dairy.
INTERIOR: chamfered lateral beams; spice-cupboard with fielded
panel door in housepart to left. Housepart and dairy now
knocked into one; staircase altered.
Forms group with barn approx. 3m to east (qv).

Listing NGR: SD6784289224

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