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Raw Ridding Farmhouse and Attached Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2938 / 54°17'37"N

Longitude: -2.4735 / 2°28'24"W

OS Eastings: 369275

OS Northings: 488784

OS Grid: SD692887

Mapcode National: GBR CL5S.8K

Mapcode Global: WH94B.ZB9P

Plus Code: 9C6V7GVG+GH

Entry Name: Raw Ridding Farmhouse and Attached Barn

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Last Amended: 18 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383933

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484365

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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162-1/10/135 (North side)
14/06/84 Raw Ridding Farmhouse and attached
(Formerly Listed as:
Raw Ridding)


Farmhouse, with attached barn; now house and store. Late C17
or early C18; enlarged in mid to later C18; recently
refurbished. Sandstone rubble, the house of random rubble with
large quoins, the front painted white, and the barn of
roughly-coursed rubble, with a stone slate roof over the
whole. The house has a cruciform plan, formed by a
single-depth 2-unit main range on an east-west axis facing
south with a large porch at the front and a broad rear wing to
the centre (plus a lean-to in the west angle with this).
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 1:1:1 windows, with a stone slate
drip-course interrupted (or covered) in the centre by a large
2-storey gabled porch. This has a square-headed outer doorway
and a square window at 1st floor (either inserted or with
altered glazing). To the left are 2 similar windows at ground
floor and another above the first of these; to the right is an
inserted doorway close to the porch, and further right a
2-light casement and another at 1st floor above it. All these
windows now have altered glazing. Large square extruded
chimney at left gable; small ridge chimney at junction with
barn to right. Barn continued to right has a segmental-headed
wagon doorway to the 2nd bay, with rubble voussoirs and stone
slate dripband, window and doorway to left of this,
single-storey wing to right. Rear: broad gabled service wing
with 3 irregularly disposed windows (including a cross-window
to the staircase) and a blocked 1-light window to the right;
lean-to filling the west angle, with a large rectangular
INTERIOR: housepart to left has 2 large lateral beams with
exposed joists, and large rectangular stone fireplace;
open-well staircase in rear wing with closed string, square
newels, turned balusters and deep moulded handrail; fielded
panel partitioning to landing, including a door to the room at
the north-east corner of the rear wing, which has matching
panelling to the ceiling.

Listing NGR: SD6927588784

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