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Description: Townfoot Farmhouse and Attached Farm Buildings and Cottages
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239441
OS Grid Reference: NY9043386854
OS Grid Coordinates: 390433, 586854
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1759, -2.1517
NY 98 NW CORSENSIDE EAST WOODBURN
3/61 Townfoot Farmhouse and
attached farm buildings
House, farmbuildings and cottages. Early C19 with older core. House dressed
stone with graduated Lakeland slate roof, Other buildings random rubble with
Welsh slate roofs. House on right with farmbuildings round yard to left.
House 2 storeys, 3 bays. Plank door and 2 flanking but irregularly-spaced
late C19 sashes on ground floor. 3 similar sashes above. Gabled roof with
flat coping and 2 stone end and one ridge stacks.
Attached to left 2 single-storey stores. The first has plank door, C20 window
and cart doors with wood lintel; the 2nd has segmental arch and ½-slatted
window. The wall between them is 4 ft 6 ins thick and has a door with drawbar
holes and one jamb which is a Roman altar with inscription and hunting scene,
the former bastle-house door. Left of these, forming head of yard is 2-storey
byre with granary over. Central door on each floor and flanking ½-slatted
windows. Outside stone stair to rear. Gabled roof with flat coping. Left
side of yard is 2 cottages of lobby-entry plan with blank wall towards yard.
Rear of each cottage has central door and flanking sash windows. Gabled roof
with small stone gable stacks. Centre of farmyard has old rubble midden with
raised walkway around.
Listing NGR: NY9043386854
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Source: English Heritage
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