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Rash Mill Cottage and Attached Barn to East

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3029 / 54°18'10"N

Longitude: -2.525 / 2°31'30"W

OS Eastings: 365932

OS Northings: 489831

OS Grid: SD659898

Mapcode National: GBR BLTP.48

Mapcode Global: WH94B.53WM

Plus Code: 9C6V8F3F+5X

Entry Name: Rash Mill Cottage and Attached Barn to East

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Last Amended: 18 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383932

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484364

ID on this website: 101383932

Location: Westmorland and Furness, 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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162-1/10/134 (South side)
14/06/84 Rash Mill Cottage and attached barn
to east
(Formerly Listed as:
Mill House & attached barn to east &
barn (former cottage) attached to


Farmhouse with attached barn. Probably late C17 or early C18;
altered. Mixed rubble, the house white-washed, with green
slate roofs on 3 levels (stone slate to wing). U-plan formed
by single-depth 2-unit house on east-west axis with a
single-storey wing projected from the right-hand end (the
barn, former cottage) and the barn forming a crosswing at the
left end.
The HOUSE, 2 storeys and 2 windows, has a single-storey gabled
porch with a square-headed opening protecting a C18 door with
shouldered and fielded panels; a rectangular 6-pane window to
the left with one opening pane, a small square window left of
this, and at 1st floor above these a very shallow oblong
4-pane window; and to the right a 6-pane sash at 1st floor.
Large square chimney to left. The single-storey wing to the
right has a stable door and a 6-pane window in its re-entrant
side, a 9-pane window in the gable wall, and two 2-light
casements in the west side wall. A garden wall links the wing
to the barn. INTERIOR: plank partition wall on timber sill to
right of doorway, with 2 board doors; housepart to left has 2
large chamfered lateral beams with exposed joists, heck to
left screening stone quarter-turn staircase, with stone
wood-hole attached to inner side of heck; complete court
cupboard built into rear end of partition wall, with plain
cupboard doors in the main body, a set-back top stage with
carved doors and oversailing mantel with ball pendants.
Partitioned service end: former parlour on south side, with
chamfered beam, and narrow pantry on north side with stone
The BARN, of coursed blue ragstone, has a blocked
segmental-headed wagon doorway abutting the junction with the
house, and a shippon doorway near the left corner. Its gable
wall has 4 courses of through-stones. The east side has a wide
lean-to outshut supported by a cylindrical pier, forming a
cart-shed to the right and a porch to the left, and an outshut
to the left of this.

Listing NGR: SD6593289831

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