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Schoose Farmhouse and Adjoining Barns

A Grade II* Listed Building in Workington, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6375 / 54°38'15"N

Longitude: -3.5285 / 3°31'42"W

OS Eastings: 301443

OS Northings: 528008

OS Grid: NY014280

Mapcode National: GBR 3GST.WC

Mapcode Global: WH5YP.RPYN

Entry Name: Schoose Farmhouse and Adjoining Barns

Listing Date: 13 December 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144489

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72296

Location: Workington, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA14

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Workington

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Workington St John

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

WORKINGTON

566/6/71 SCHOOSE
13-DEC-85 Schoose Farmhouse and adjoining barns

GV II*

Farmhouse and barns, formerly stable block housing both farm and colliery horses. Circa 1800 for John Christian Curwen. Farmhouse has roughcast walls, under C20 tile roof with roughcast chimney stacks. Barns of calciferous sandstone and cobble rubble, partly under graduated greenslate roof,with remainder under corrugated asbestos. 2 storeys, 3 bays with barns adjoining forming overall U-shape. Farmhouse has C20 door and sash windows in painted stone surrounds. Rear C20 windows in painted stone surrounds. Attached barn has central blocked segmental archway and flanking blocked doorways, under loft doorways in quoined surrounds. Upper-floor slit vents have red brick surrounds. L-shaped, 2 storey right return with upper-floor slit vents, partially roughcast and inserted door in gable. Outer face also with inserted entrance, loft doorways, ground and first floor window openings in plain stone surrounds. Remains of external stone stair to right leading to first floor loading doors. Forms part of a model farm.
Sources:
Plan of Schoose Farm from a survey by L Cash, 1807 (Helen Thompson Museum Workington).
Wade-Martins, S. 2002 The English Model Farm: Building the agricultural Ideal, 1700-1914. English Heritage


Listing NGR: NY0144328008

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