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Spice Gill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2766 / 54°16'35"N

Longitude: -2.3878 / 2°23'15"W

OS Eastings: 374848

OS Northings: 486839

OS Grid: SD748868

Mapcode National: GBR CLRZ.VQ

Mapcode Global: WH94D.9R7W

Plus Code: 9C6V7JG6+JV

Entry Name: Spice Gill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383938

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484370

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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162-1/11/141 (North side)
14/06/84 Spice Gill Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Dated 1678 on lintel of re-located doorway but
mostly c1860-70, incorporating rear wing which is late C17.
Main range of snecked rubble with quoins, stone slate roof;
rear wing of slobbered random rubble with stone slate roof.
Square plan composed of C19 double-fronted main range with C17
range forming rear wing to this and added full-height outshut
in rear angle.
EXTERIOR: the C19 front range, 2 storeys and 3 windows, almost
symmetrical, has a small gabled porch of stone slate slabs
protecting a shallow triangular-headed doorway which has a
moulded surround and lintel with an arched panel in the centre
with foliated decoration flanked by oblong panels with raised
lettering "IM:" "1678", and a C19 panelled door; 2 hornless
sashes with margin panes at ground floor and 3 similar but
smaller windows above, the heads of those at ground floor
flanked by small carved stones (possibly re-used terminals of
former hoodmoulds). Corniced gable chimneys. The C17 rear wing
(facing east) has a wide but low gabled porch abutting the
junction, a pair of square formerly 2-light mullioned windows
beyond this and a similar pair at 1st floor, all lacking the
mullions and now with 4-pane and 2-pane glazing respectively;
and a gable chimney.
INTERIOR: rear wing (now kitchen) has 2 chamfered axial beams
with original joists, and a C17 panelled door into the C19
HISTORICAL NOTE: C19 addition said to have been built for
engineer building Settle to Carlisle Railway.

Listing NGR: SD7484886839

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