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Silverdale Cottage with Attached Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3039 / 54°18'14"N

Longitude: -2.5223 / 2°31'20"W

OS Eastings: 366108

OS Northings: 489939

OS Grid: SD661899

Mapcode National: GBR BLTN.QX

Mapcode Global: WH94B.724V

Plus Code: 9C6V8F3H+H3

Entry Name: Silverdale Cottage with Attached Barn

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Last Amended: 18 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383937

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484369

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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162-1/10/140 (North side)
14/06/84 Silverdale Cottage with attached
(Formerly Listed as:
Silverdale Cottage)


Farmhouse with attached barn. Probably early to mid C18
(contains cupboard dated 1732); altered. Coursed rubble with
quoins, the house white-washed, graduated slate roof. Linear
plan with single-depth 2-unit house on east-west axis facing
south (back to road) and barn continued at west end.
EXTERIOR: the house, 2 storeys and 2 windows, has the doorway
offset to the left with a C19 panelled door protected by a
small gabled wooden porch, a small oblong 6-pane fixed window
to the left with a stone slate drip-band, a rectangular
2-light casement to the right and a small rectangular 6-pane
fire-window to the right of that, also with a drip-band, and
at 1st floor a square 9-pane window to the left and a
rectangular 2-light casement to the right with glazing bars.
Square chimney at right-hand gable, ridge chimney at junction
to left. The barn continued to the left has a wagon doorway
next to the house with harr-hung doors and a shallow lean-to
porch. At the rear (to the road) the house has a small
rectangular stair-window near the left corner, a pair of
2-light casements near the right-hand corner and a small
square window above these; and the barn has a segmental-headed
wagon doorway at the junction, with rubble voussoirs, and the
right-hand half now blocked.
INTERIOR: housepart to right contains two C18 oak cupboards
under the stairs, one dated 1732 (and now upside down);
remains of stone oven; staircase in corner to left of

Listing NGR: SD6610889939

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