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Barn and Cottage Attached to West End of High Birks Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sedbergh, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3175 / 54°19'2"N

Longitude: -2.5378 / 2°32'16"W

OS Eastings: 365110

OS Northings: 491454

OS Grid: SD651914

Mapcode National: GBR BLQJ.C2

Mapcode Global: WH943.ZRN0

Plus Code: 9C6V8F86+XV

Entry Name: Barn and Cottage Attached to West End of High Birks Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Last Amended: 18 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384076

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484508

Location: Sedbergh, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA10

County: Cumbria

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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162-1/20/274 (North side)
14/06/84 Barn and cottage attached to west
end of High Birks Farmhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
High Birks Farmhouse and Barn
attached to west)


Bank barn and cottage. Probably earlier C19, in one build;
altered. Mixed random rubble with quoins (the cottage
white-washed), stone slate roof on 2 levels. Linear plan on
east-west axis, the barn of 4 structural bays and the cottage
of one bay at its right-hand end, attached to west gable of
High Birks Farmhouse.
EXTERIOR: the barn is 2 very unequal storeys, with a low
shippon forming the ground floor to the front and the much
taller upper floor approached from higher ground to the rear.
It has 4 doorways to the shippon with a small window at the
right-hand end: at the left end, a doorway with a stone lintel
and a slate-course run out to the right, offset left of centre
another doorway with a stone lintel, and offset right of
centre a pair of doorways with rubble voussoirs, to the right
of which is a small square window with a stone lintel. Above
the 2nd doorway is a loading door. The rear has a wagon
doorway with a pair of C19 harr-hung doors. The interior has
original boskins in the shippon, and 3 C19 roof trusses in the
The attached cottage, 2 low storeys and one window, has a
doorway adjoining the junction with the barn, and one 6-pane
sashed window on each floor to the right.
INTERIOR not inspected. Forms group with High Birks Farmhouse

Listing NGR: SD6511091454

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