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Scales Fold and Adjoining Byre

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkoswald, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7816 / 54°46'53"N

Longitude: -2.6702 / 2°40'12"W

OS Eastings: 356990

OS Northings: 543166

OS Grid: NY569431

Mapcode National: GBR 9FS4.PQ

Mapcode Global: WH80S.Y2MQ

Entry Name: Scales Fold and Adjoining Byre

Listing Date: 3 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312298

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73516

Location: Kirkoswald, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Kirkoswald

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kirkoswald St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 56980 43170 KIRKOSWALD
NY 54 SE

7/90 Scales Fold and
adjoining byre

II

Farmhouse and adjoining byre. Late C17, altered and extended, dated 1729 over
entrance with initials J.B. & A.B. Hammer-dressed red sandstone on projecting
footing stones, with large flush quoins; graduated green slate roof with bottom
courses of sandstone slates, end brick chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 3 bays. C20
glazed door has moulded architrave with inscribed and dated frieze. Flanking
enlarged 2-pane sash windows, with similar windows above. C17 small single
light window above entrance and ground floor fire window to left. End wall
left, shows walls raised and rear extended. Rear wall has 2 early C18 upper
floor windows, one filled; other windows are C19 and C20. Interior principal
room, has beamed ceiling to ground floor. Stone heck post and partition with
fireplace beam; hood filled by false ceiling. Spice cupboard to left has lost
its door, but retains its wooden surround. Late C18 byre to right has re-used
stone from house with initials R.(&)B.E. and date 1672 (72 is a later addition
with earlier date erased). Coursed red sandstone rubble walls, Welsh slate roof
of slightly higher level than house. Partly filled round cart arch to left,
with small window above. Plank doors to 2 byre entrances, loft doors above, one
with external stone steps. Listing excludes other outbuildings and C19 kitchen
extension to house.


Listing NGR: NY5699043166

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