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Wattsfield Farmhouse and Cottage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kendal, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3149 / 54°18'53"N

Longitude: -2.7442 / 2°44'38"W

OS Eastings: 351686

OS Northings: 491291

OS Grid: SD516912

Mapcode National: GBR 9L8J.PZ

Mapcode Global: WH82W.TSFZ

Entry Name: Wattsfield Farmhouse and Cottage

Listing Date: 24 April 1951

Last Amended: 30 January 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145641

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75519

Location: Kendal, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA9

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Kendal

Built-Up Area: Kendal

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kendal Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 59 SW KENDAL WATTSFIELD LANE


2/174 Watts field Farmhouse
& Cottage (formerly listed
24-4-51 under Milnthorpe Road)
G.V. II*

House and cottage. House C17, cottage added in C18. Later additions and
alterations. Wet-dashed rubble on plinth. Graduated slate roofs with rendered
mid and end chimneys (projecting chimney to rear house wing). 2 storeys with
cellars to cottage. House 3 bays. Central full-height porch has panelled outer
door in an architrave with (re-used?) segmental pediment enclosing winged head;
small casement above. Original plank inner door, with strap hinges, in
chamfered frame. C20 casement to either side on each floor. Cottage, adjoining
to left, 2 bays. Glazed door and rectangular fanlight with sash to left and 2
sashes above. North return has 2 sashes, with original wide glazing bars, to
each floor and 2 blocked 2-light stone-mullioned cellar windows; 2 similar
cellar windows to stair wing at rear. Interior. House: Closed string, dog-leg
stair with turned balusters and moulded handrail; square newels with ball
finials. Moulded lintel to kitchen fireplace; remains of screen (?). Some
remains of 1st floor plaster cornices. Cottage: Closed string, dog-leg stair
with corkscrew balusters and moulded handrails; square newels (ball finials
missing). Panelled ground floor front room features a semicircular-headed niche
in pilastered surround; wooden cornices.


Listing NGR: SD5168691291

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