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Mill Beck and Barn Attached to South End

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2781 / 54°16'41"N

Longitude: -2.4631 / 2°27'47"W

OS Eastings: 369941

OS Northings: 487036

OS Grid: SD699870

Mapcode National: GBR CL7Z.J6

Mapcode Global: WH94C.4QBQ

Entry Name: Mill Beck and Barn Attached to South End

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Last Amended: 18 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383971

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484403

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

SD6987 GAWTHROP
162-1/23/171 Mill Beck and barn attached to south
14/06/84 end
(Formerly Listed as:
DENTDALE
Mill Beck)

II

Farmhouse with attached barn; now dwelling. Probably late C17
or early C18; extended, altered and refurbished. Roughly
coursed mixed rubble with quoins, the front of the house and
its north end painted white; stone slate roof. Single-depth
2-unit plan on a north-south axis, facing east and at
right-angles to a steep slope; with the barn on a higher level
at the south end; extended at an early date by the addition of
2 gabled wings to the rear with a lean-to outshut between
them.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with 4 small windows at 1st floor. The
ground floor has a gabled porch offset right, 2 windows to the
left and one to the right, that at the left end square with a
chamfered surround and stone slate drip-mould but the others
enlarged in C20; the upper floor has two 4-pane sashes to the
left and a 2-light casement and 1-light window to the right.
Large stepped gable chimney at junction with barn to left
(probably corbelled); small gable chimney to right. Barn to
left has doorway abutting junction, blocked doorway near south
end and a slit breather between these. North return side of
house has some through-stones and 2 small windows on each
floor. Rear: doorway in outshut and inserted window above and
right; one small window on each floor of south wing; 1-light
window at ground floor of north wing, and base of former
square gable chimney. Barn has 2 wagon doorways on this side,
one with a wooden lintel and the other with rubble voussoirs.
INTERIOR: not inspected.


Listing NGR: SD6994187036

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