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Watchgate

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitwell and Selside, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3849 / 54°23'5"N

Longitude: -2.7279 / 2°43'40"W

OS Eastings: 352827

OS Northings: 499071

OS Grid: SD528990

Mapcode National: GBR 9KDQ.7W

Mapcode Global: WH82Q.219R

Entry Name: Watchgate

Listing Date: 21 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158031

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75763

Location: Whitwell and Selside, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA8

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Whitwell and Selside

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Selside St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


SD 59 NW
6/181

WHITWELL AND SELSIDE

Watchgate

II

House. Probably early C18 with C19 rear wing. Roughcast stone with slate roof,
rock-faced quoins to rear wing. South elevation of 2 storeys and 3 bays.
Windows are sashed with vertical glazing bars, those to ground floor have
dripstones. Gabled porch to central bay. Gable-end stacks. Possibly a blocked
fire window to right hand end. Rear wing has casement windows and gable-end
stack. East elevation has window in former entrance, and entrance to rear
wing. Interior has stop-chamfered beams and joists. Fireplace beam has camber
to left hand end, to left of mortise for heckpost. Spice cupboard with 2-panel
door and large cupboard with fielded-panel doors flank fireplace.

Listing NGR: SD5282799071

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