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Beckside Farmhouse and Attached Barn to South West

A Grade II Listed Building in Sedbergh, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3487 / 54°20'55"N

Longitude: -2.5697 / 2°34'11"W

OS Eastings: 363062

OS Northings: 494947

OS Grid: SD630949

Mapcode National: GBR BLH4.GW

Mapcode Global: WH93X.HYJL

Plus Code: 9C6V8CXJ+F4

Entry Name: Beckside Farmhouse and Attached Barn to South West

Listing Date: 18 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384141

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484573

Location: Sedbergh, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA10

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Sedbergh

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Firbank, Howgill and Killington

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


162-1/5/351 (West side (off))
Beckside Farmhouse and attached barn
to south-west


Farmhouse with attached bank barn. Probably early C18; altered
and extended. Roughly-coursed mixed rubble (the house painted
white), roof of graduated slate with stone-slate lower
courses. Linear plan on approximately east-west axis, the
house single-depth, 3 bays (the 3rd perhaps an addition, plus
an added service wing to the rear of this), and the barn
continued to the left.
HOUSE: 2 storeys and 2:1 windows. The 2-window portion has a
doorway in the centre with a part-glazed door protected by a
small gabled part-glazed porch, a square 4-pane sashed window
to the left, a slightly smaller 4-pane sash above this, an
oblong 6-pane sash to the right and a square 4-pane sash
offset to the right above the doorway. The 1-window portion to
the right has a broad square-headed doorway next to the
junction, a square 4-pane sash to the right and a small
rectangular 4-pane sash above. Ridge chimneys at the junctions
(i.e. at both gables of the 2-window portion if that were
INTERIOR: 2 large lateral beams, that to left of front door
forming head of panelled partition including some
muntin-and-plank panelling; matching C18 built-in cupboards in
front corners of both main rooms, with fielded panels;
staircase along rear wall of 2nd bay; stone-flagged floor and
2 heavy axial beams in 3rd bay, stone shelving in dairy to
rear of this.
BARN: a long range, with the shippon under the left half and a
prominent 3-bay full-height lean-to in front of the right-hand
half, with the wagon entrance in its centre (now furnished
with C20 sliding door). The left half has through-stones on 3
levels, a doorway at the left end of the shippon and stone
steps up to a loading doorway in the centre.
INTERIOR: lintel of inner wagon doorway made of re-used cruck
timbers; principal rafter roof trusses, some with collars,
carrying 2 pairs of trenched purlins, many timbers being
re-used elements of a former timber-framed building, some with
carpenter's marks.

Listing NGR: SD6306294947

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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