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Low Haygarth Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sedbergh, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3654 / 54°21'55"N

Longitude: -2.4684 / 2°28'6"W

OS Eastings: 369664

OS Northings: 496750

OS Grid: SD696967

Mapcode National: GBR CK6Y.DX

Mapcode Global: WH93Z.1JVS

Plus Code: 9C6V9G8J+4M

Entry Name: Low Haygarth Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384103

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484535

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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162-1/2/297 (West side)
14/06/84 Low Haygarth Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1728 over doorway; altered.
White-painted rubble with quoins and some through-stones,
composition tile roof. Single-depth 2-unit main range on
north-south axis facing east, with a 2-storey porch in the
centre and a rear wing to the 2nd bay with an integral outshut
on its south side.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 2:1:2 windows, symmetrical, with a stone
slate drip course over the ground floor (interrupted by the
porch). The 2-storey gabled porch has a square-headed outer
opening, side benches, an inner doorway with a stone lintel
which has panels with raised lettering "L / 17 : IM : 28"; and
a 2-light casement at 1st floor. The main range has 2 square
windows on each floor each side of the porch (all C20 2-light
casements and that next to left of porch at 1st floor now
renewed with plastic double-glazing). Gable chimneys, that to
right corbelled and that to left almost square. Rear: the
asymmetrically gabled wing has a gabled porch in the centre,
with a square-headed outer opening, side-benches and a slate
roof, flanked by square fixed windows of 12 and 9 panes at
ground floor (the latter with one opening pane) and two 4-pane
sashes above.
INTERIOR: housepart in 2nd bay has 2 lateral beams including
smokehood bressumer with 2 bearers, C18 built-in cupboard with
2 pairs of fielded panel doors, complete fielded panel
partition wall to parlour, and panelled door into rear wing;
dog-legged staircase with closed string, rectangular newels
and turned balusters with moulded handrail; complete panelled
partition between chambers like that below; enclosed smokehood
in chamber over housepart, with panelled door to closet beside
this. An unusually complete survival of most of the principal
internal features of the period.
Forms group with barn approx. 5m south (qv).

Listing NGR: SD6966496750

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