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Widewath Farmhouse and Attached Farm Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Askham, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.582 / 54°34'55"N

Longitude: -2.774 / 2°46'26"W

OS Eastings: 350068

OS Northings: 521031

OS Grid: NY500210

Mapcode National: GBR 9H2G.78

Mapcode Global: WH81Q.C386

Entry Name: Widewath Farmhouse and Attached Farm Buildings

Listing Date: 31 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145270

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74404

Location: Askham, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Askham

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Askham with Lowther

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

ASKHAM
NY 52 SW
8/6 Widewath Farmhouse and
- attached farm buildings

- II
Farmhouse and attached barn. Late C17 with later alterations and additions.
Coursed stone rubble, the house plastered, with slate roof. House south-east
elevations of 2 storeys and 4 bays. Quoins. 1st 2 bays have sashed windows
with 20 panes, 2nd 2 bays have sashed windows with 12 panes, but 2nd bay of
ground floor has 3-light window with flat faced mullions in chamfered reveals
and 3rd bay of 1st floor has sash with single glazing bars. Entrance to 3rd bay
has gabled porch with rusticated jambs, pedimented gable with kneelers and
cartouche inscribed: "RM/1674" (Mounsey). Entrance has chamfered reveals and
half-glazed door. Left hand end part of higher barn, which has gable-end stack;
cross-axial stack and gable-end stack. Barn to right is rough-cast; elliptical-
headed barn entrance with key and adjoining smaller entrance; pitching hole;
smaller outbuilding to right has elliptical-headed niche and segmental-headed
entrance with recessed reveals. Barn to left of 2 phases, that next to house
has 3 entrances to ground floor, one with C20 domestic door, and winnowing
door. Phase to left has small wing with outer return outshut under catslide
roof, 4 entrances 2 segmental-headed, one with sunk triangular head and one with
gabled canopy. 1st floor entrance up winding steps. Rear has gabled wing with
paired window partly blocked by parts of mullioned window. Outbuildings have 2
outshuts under catslide roofs one with paired doors. Interior, not inspected,
said to have C17 panelled partition and court cupboard dated 1729 (provisional
list).


Listing NGR: NY5006821031

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