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Latitude: 54.9411 / 54°56'28"N
Longitude: -3.2006 / 3°12'2"W
OS Eastings: 323182
OS Northings: 561379
OS Grid: NY231613
Mapcode National: GBR 6C29.WJ
Mapcode Global: WH6YM.T22C
Entry Name: Stone Barn at Brackenrigg
Listing Date: 8 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1144658
English Heritage Legacy ID: 71888
Location: Bowness, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7
Civil Parish: Bowness
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Bowness-on-Solway St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 26 SW BOWNESS
2/10 Stone barn at
Fortified house now barn. Early or mid C16. Walls a metre thick of coursed and
squared red and calciferous sandstone (from the nearby Roman Wall), on large
projecting plinth course, with flush quoins; graduated greenslate roof. 2
storeys, 2 bays, end bay right is C18 cobble extension. C16 entrance with
roll-moulded architrave; jambs with drawbar tunnels. Enlarged loft entrance
above. Original slit vents on 2 levels. Rear wall: original slit vents on 2
levels. C18 or C19 window on ground floor, small square chamfered-surround
upper floor window. Interior: upper floor C16 fireplace, now opened to
relieving arch to form entrance to extension; flanking recesses could be salt
cupboard and spice cupboard. Extension: plank door in stone surround.
Casement window above in stone surround. A similar building exists at Glasson.
Listing NGR: NY2318261379
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