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Peggles Wright Farmhouse and Cart Shed Attached at North End

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2757 / 54°16'32"N

Longitude: -2.4223 / 2°25'20"W

OS Eastings: 372597

OS Northings: 486756

OS Grid: SD725867

Mapcode National: GBR CMJ0.C1

Mapcode Global: WH94C.RSQJ

Plus Code: 9C6V7HGH+73

Entry Name: Peggles Wright Farmhouse and Cart Shed Attached at North End

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Last Amended: 18 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383925

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484357

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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162-1/11/128 (North side)
14/06/84 Peggles Wright Farmhouse, and
cart-shed attached at north end
(Formerly Listed as:
Peggles Wright and Barn to west)


Farmhouse, with attached cart-shed at north end. Early C18,
altered; and the cart-shed later. Slobbered random sandstone
rubble with quoins, and the cart-shed of coursed squared
rubble, stone slate roofs to both. Single-depth plan of 2 wide
bays separated by a lateral entrance passage, on a north-south
axis at right-angles to the hillside and facing west.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and 5 windows (the 1st blocked). The
ground floor has a wide single-storey gabled porch offset
slightly right, with square-headed outer and inner doorways,
the outer now closed by a C20 door and the inner with a pegged
oak door furnished with strap-hinges and wooden sneck;
formerly mullioned windows of 2 and 3 lights to the left with
the stools of former chamfered flush-mullions, and to the
right a similar 3-light window (lacking the stools), all with
slate drip-courses over and all now with wooden casements. The
1st floor has 4 similar 2-light windows, and at the left end a
blocked one-light window. Gable chimneys, both now short, with
slate courses, and that to the left corbelled (corbelling now
covered by the cart-shed). Rear has shallow outshut to 1st
bay, with one small window on each floor, a window at 1st
floor left of this, a small 4-pane fixed window to the dairy
and an oblong 6-pane window above. Attached 2-bay cart-shed,
built to same height, has wagon entrance adjoining house, with
flat-arched rubble voussoirs; and C18 collar truss.
INTERIOR: stone partition walls (to ground floor only, and
that to the left built under a beam) form entrance hall
leading to short dog-legged staircase with closed string and
turned balusters to the upper flight; housepart to left
(north) has large lateral beam, both this and the joists
concealed by C19 tongue-and-groove ceiling boards; south bay
has large lateral beam supporting joists laid on top of it,
and an axial partition making a dairy to the rear. Forms group
with barn facing it approx. 15 metres west (qv).

Listing NGR: SD7259786756

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