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Stonehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2682 / 54°16'5"N

Longitude: -2.3518 / 2°21'6"W

OS Eastings: 377185

OS Northings: 485893

OS Grid: SD771858

Mapcode National: GBR DM02.MQ

Mapcode Global: WH94D.VZ8B

Entry Name: Stonehouse

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383941

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484373

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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Listing Text


DENT

SD78NE DENTDALE
162-1/12/144 (North side)
14/06/84 Stonehouse

GV II

Marble manufacturer's house, now 2 dwellings. Probably c1800,
extended and altered, and internally remodelled in C20.
Watershot coursed squared sandstone with gritstone quoins,
stone slate roof. Double-depth double-fronted plan, facing
west, with addition to north end.
EXTERIOR: 2 and 3 storeys, 3+3 windows. The 3-storey
symmetrical main range has a tall round-headed doorway with
rubble voussoirs and remains of a fanlight with radiating
glazing bars (beneath which is now a C20 door); diminishing
rectangular windows, those at 2nd floor shallow oblongs and
all now with plain C20 glazing; and gable chimneys, that to
left coupled with that of the extension. The right-hand gable
wall has a blocked loading doorway at attic level. The
2-storey addition to the left has a rectangular window in the
centre of the ground floor, a small rectangular window to the
left and 3 large rectangular windows above, all these windows
with C20 glazing. Rear: main range has lean-to porch offset
right, left of this a former round-headed stair-window now
with C20 glazing and the head blocked, and at right-hand
corner stone steps winding round the corner to a 1st-floor
porch in the angle of the addition; otherwise, irregular
fenestration with C20 glazing.
INTERIOR: altered. HISTORICAL NOTE: home of Paul Nixon, owner
of Dent marble works (remains of which, with wheel-pit, are in
west end of garden).

Listing NGR: SD7718585893

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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