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Scotchergill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2785 / 54°16'42"N

Longitude: -2.4316 / 2°25'53"W

OS Eastings: 371994

OS Northings: 487070

OS Grid: SD719870

Mapcode National: GBR CLGZ.C1

Mapcode Global: WH94C.MQ9D

Plus Code: 9C6V7HH9+C9

Entry Name: Scotchergill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Last Amended: 18 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383935

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484367

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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162-1/11/138 (North side)
14/06/84 Scotchergill Farmhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
Scotchergill and barn to west)


Farmhouse with attached store (probably formerly house).
Probably late C17 (contains cupboard dated 1675), mostly
remodelled, with addition, in C19. Roughly coursed sandstone
rubble with quoins, the front of the main range roughcast and
painted; stone slate roof. T-plan formed by 2-unit main range
(remodelled in C19) on north-south axis with C17 outshut to
rear of northern unit and store continued at north end.
EXTERIOR: main range, 2 storeys and 3 windows, almost
symmetrical, has central doorway with pentice canopy, 4-pane
sash to left, coupled 4-pane sashes to right, three 4-pane
sashes above, and gable chimney to left. Earlier portion to
right, 2 higher storeys, has one 4-pane sash on each floor
close to the junction, blocked doorway to right of this, 2
windows to the right, the second smaller and now blocked
(perhaps a former fire-window); and gable chimneys. Rear:
prominent outshut of 2 low storeys has 3 former 2-light
mullioned windows with chamfered surrounds but lacking
mullions: one on each floor to the left and a stair-window to
the right, the upper with 12-pane fixed glazing and the others
with stone-slate drip-bands. Store to left has (inter alia) a
tall round-headed doorway and an altered square window above.
INTERIOR: housepart in 2nd bay has large built-in cupboard
with one large 2-panel door on butterfly hinges and above this
a small square carved door with raised lettering "MT 1675"
over a decorated diamond (perhaps a re-located spice cupboard

Listing NGR: SD7199487070

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