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placename:- Brackenthwaite
parish Westward parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY29154636
10Km square:- NY24

1Km square NY2946

old map:- Ford 1839 map

Map of the Lake District, published in A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, 1839.
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placename:- Brackenthwaite
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
courtesy of English Heritage
Farmhouse and barns. Early C18 with barns dated over entrance 1859. Painted roughcast walls with eaves cornice and painted V-jointed quoins. Welsh slate roof with bottom courses of sandstone slates; coped gables and kneelers, and cement rendered chimney stacks. Barns and stables of coursed red and yellow sandstone under sandstone slate roof, stables under Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 2 bays with lower barn to left, partly converted to house extension, and adjoining T-shaped barn at right-angles forming overall U-shape. C20 panelled door in shouldered bolection architrave with panel frieze under console bracketed cornice. Sash windows with glazing bars in painted stone architraves. Former barn to left has C20 doors and windows in painted stone surrounds, door with reused Tudor-arched lintel dated and inscribed I & M I 1667 (Jefferson?) Projecting cart entrance with plank doors to left. Right-angled stable has half-plank door and slit vents. Stone stepped mounting block built against front wall to left. Barn has segmental cart entrance; plank door to right and loft above; slit vents below eaves.

placename:- Brackenthwaite Farm
district:- Allerdale
listed building -- barn
coordinates:- NY29154636
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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