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Abbot Holme House (East) and Attached Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Sedbergh, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.312 / 54°18'43"N

Longitude: -2.542 / 2°32'31"W

OS Eastings: 364833

OS Northings: 490847

OS Grid: SD648908

Mapcode National: GBR BLPL.G1

Mapcode Global: WH943.XWP7

Entry Name: Abbot Holme House (East) and Attached Barn

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Last Amended: 18 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384065

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484497

Location: Sedbergh, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA10

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Sedbergh

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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Listing Text


SEDBERGH

SD69SW ABBOT HOLME
162-1/5/271 Abbot Holme House (east), and
14/06/84 attached barn
(Formerly Listed as:
CATHOLES, Dentdale
Abbot Holme House)

GV II

Farmhouse with attached cart-shed and barn. Probably mid C18;
altered. Roughly-coursed mixed rubble with quoins (house
white-washed), slate roofs except lower half of both front and
rear slopes of house which are stone slate. Double-depth
double-fronted house facing south, with barn linked to east
gable wall and canted back.
EXTERIOR: the house is 2 storeys and 2 windows, almost
symmetrical, with a square-headed doorway in the centre, a
square window to the left and a smaller rectangular window to
the right (both with altered glazing) and 2 small 4-pane
sashes above (both with exposed boxes). Gable chimneys.
Right-hand end of front wall continues to right, forming front
wall of cart shed which links it to the barn. Rear has one
course of through-stones, a doorway offset right, a
stair-window above and to the left of this, a 2-light
chamfered mullion window to the left, and 2 windows at 1st
floor with altered glazing.
The barn is approx. 5 metres east of the house and canted
back, the angle between the 2 gable walls formed by a cart
shed which has a wagon doorway with re-used timber lintel and
harr-hung doors, and the eaves sloped down from house to barn.
The barn, of dry-jointed random rubble with large quoins and a
slate roof, has very narrow slit breathers on 2 levels, a
blocked doorway next to the left corner with a massive
monolith lintel, and a lean-to porch offset right, with
harr-hung doors. Outshut to rear. C19 roof trusses. Forms
group with Abbot Holme Bridge to east (qv), and with Abbot
Holme House (west) to west (qv).


Listing NGR: SD6483390847

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