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Bothy Cottage and Other Buildings Grouped Around Courtyard South of Post Office Cottage, Over Wyresdale

Description: Bothy Cottage and Other Buildings Grouped Around Courtyard South of Post Office Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 182581

OS Grid Reference: SD5613254247
OS Grid Coordinates: 356132, 454247
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9824, -2.6704

Location: Strait Lane, Abbeystead, Lancashire LA2 9BQ

Locality: Over Wyresdale
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 9BQ

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Listing Text


12/45 Bothy Cottage and other buildinqs
- grouped around courtyard south of
Post Office Cottage


Estate workshops and living accommodation, c1890, probably by Douglas. Sandstone rubble with slate roofs. 2 storeys, with mullioned windows. Bothy cottage, which forms the south side of the courtyard, has a wide workshop entrance in its north wall. Above is a 2-light window. Its wall has a 3-light ground-floor window and a 4-light gabled dormer. The west wall of the building which forms the east side of the courtyard has a wide sliding door. Above is a gabled attic dormer with 3-light window. A wide chamfered opening with round arch forms a passageway through the buildinq. The northern building has a 2-light window in its west gable wall. Above it on the 1st floor is a similar window. To the left is a doorway with moulded surround and shaped lintel. On the ridge of the roof is a timber louvre. All the gables have copings, mostly with ball finials.

Listing NGR: SD5613254247

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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