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placename:- Crabtreebeck
parish Loweswater parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY13022155
10Km square:- NY12

1Km square NY1321


Crabtreebeck -- Loweswater -- Cumbria / -- 17.2.2009

Crabtreebeck -- Loweswater -- Cumbria / -- Weathervane -- 17.2.2009

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (But/Cru/Low)

Series of maps, An Accurate Map of the Matchless Lake of Derwent, of the Grand Lake of Windermere, of the Beautiful Lake of Ullswater, of Broadwater or Bassenthwaite Lake, of Coniston Lake, of Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater Lakes, and Pocklington's Island, by Peter Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1783 to 1794.
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Crabtree Beck

placename:- Crabtree Beck
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
courtesy of English Heritage
Farmhouse, now private house and stable. Dated and inscribed on stone built into front wall F.B. A.B. 1660,with C19 and C20 alterations. Whitewashed render over slate walls. Graduated greenslate roof, partly replaced with Welsh slate; original painted roughcast chimney stacks with projecting slate drip stones. Probably originally 2 houses; the lower part is 2 storeys, 2 bays of 1660, the higher left part is late C17 of 2 bays with left stable under common roof. Oldest part has plank door in chamfered painted stone surround, within C17 stone porch having an internal stone seat and coved recess. Large ground-floor casement windows, probably in original reveals, that to left under wooden lintel and slate hood. Smaller irregular upper-floor casements in original plain reveals. Higher portion has two 2-light chamfered stone-mullioned windows, another with its mullion removed and one in enlarged C19 opening. Stable has double plank doors, then further left doorway under slate hood; and slit vents. Right return wall of older portion has 3 levels of projecting slate drip stones. Interior of older portion has inglenook with arched firebeam and heck partition. Beamed ground-floor ceilings. Rear semi-circular projecting stone staircase has slate steps.

placename:- Crabtreebeck
district:- Allerdale
listed building -- stable
coordinates:- NY13052156
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

tiny photograph, 
button to large Crabtreebeck -- Loweswater -- Cumbria / -- Date stone:- -- 'FBAB / 16-60' -- 17.2.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Crabtreebeck -- Loweswater -- Cumbria / -- Rear of house, outshot stair, and the beck. -- 17.2.2009

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