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West Little Town and Barn Attached to West

A Grade II Listed Building in Garsdale, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3037 / 54°18'13"N

Longitude: -2.3752 / 2°22'30"W

OS Eastings: 375683

OS Northings: 489857

OS Grid: SD756898

Mapcode National: GBR CLVN.LZ

Mapcode Global: WH94D.H350

Plus Code: 9C6V8J3F+FW

Entry Name: West Little Town and Barn Attached to West

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484487

Location: Garsdale, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA10

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Garsdale

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Sedbergh, Cautley and Garsdale

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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162-1/12/264 (South side)
14/06/84 West Little Town and barn attached
to west


Farmhouse, now house, and unoccupied at time of inspection
(October 1994). Probably late C17 or early C18; altered.
Roughly coursed sandstone rubble, the front of the house
grey-washed; stone slate roof. Wide 2-unit plan on roughly
east-west axis facing south, with a continuous shallow
full-height outshut (backing onto the road); barn attached to
west end.
HOUSE: 2 storeys, 3 widely-separated windows. The ground floor
has a wide gabled porch in the centre, with a square-headed
outer opening, a triangular set of 6 pigeon holes with stone
slate ledges, stone flagged roof, side benches and a
square-headed inner doorway with a board door; a rectangular
window to the left and a small fire-window to the left of that
(both with altered glazing), and a pair of square 9-pane
windows to the right, the 1st with a top-hung casement and the
2nd fixed, with a stone-slate drip-band over the pair. The
upper floor has a narrow window and a square 9-pane fixed
window to the left, both offset slightly right of those below
and the latter with one opening pane in the top right corner;
and a small square 4-pane fixed window to the right (the right
upper pane opening). Corbelled chimney at left gable, gable
chimney to right. Rear: outshut, 2 low storeys under catslide
roof, has 4 small rectangular windows including a
stair-window. INTERIOR: not inspected, but likely to contain
features of historical interest.
BARN range continued to left, in 2 builds, with a quoined
junction between them: the longer portion adjoining the house
has 2 doorways at ground floor, and 1 square and 1 rectangular
opening to the loft; the shorter portion to the west has
external stone steps to a loft doorway (now lacking deck and
door), 2 stable doors to the right and 1 doorway to the left
(door damaged). Rear has narrow outshut in centre, with
blocked doorway. INTERIOR: 3 collar trusses in eastern
portion; original lateral stalls or boskins in western

Listing NGR: SD7568389857

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