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Aira Farmhouse and Adjoining Barns

A Grade II Listed Building in Matterdale, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5784 / 54°34'42"N

Longitude: -2.9756 / 2°58'32"W

OS Eastings: 337034

OS Northings: 520788

OS Grid: NY370207

Mapcode National: GBR 7HNH.LK

Mapcode Global: WH81M.858Z

Entry Name: Aira Farmhouse and Adjoining Barns

Listing Date: 31 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145975

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74561

Location: Matterdale, Eden, Cumbria, CA11

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Matterdale

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Matterdale

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

MATTERDALE DOWTHWAITE HEAD
NY 32 SE
5/159 Aira Farmhouse and
adjoining barns
-

- II
House, former house and 2 barns. Probably late C17 with later additions. Stone
rubble with slate roofs. South-east elevation of 2 storeys, 3-bay house with
3-bay former house to right, and small barns to each end. Farmhouse has sashed
windows with single glazing bars and horns, those to ground floor with stone
lintels, fire window and cross-axial stack to left. Former house has windows
lacking frames, fire window to right with small light above; entrance to central
bay. Barn to north-east has ventilation slots. rear has outshuts under
catslide roofs to both houses. Barn to north-east has large entrance, that to
south-west has projecting range to end, and entrance and pitching hole to left.
Interior of former house has chamfered beams. Fireplace has cambered beam and
spice cupboard recess, fireplace to opposite end has blocked 3- light
chamfered-wooden-mullioned window rebated for glazing. Rear outshut has winding
stair with timber cladding. 2 collar and tie beam trusses with chamfering.


Listing NGR: NY3703420788

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