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placename:- Garriestown
parish Rockcliffe parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY35156439
10Km square:- NY36

1Km square NY3564

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760

New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87.
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blocks on road

placename:- Garriston
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
courtesy of English Heritage
Farmhouse. West part is late C18 with early C19 outbuilding. Lime washed brick walls, Welsh slate roof, rebuilt chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 3 bays, with extension converted to 3 bays and outbuilding of 3 bays. Oldest part is blank but for plank door in alternate block surround (through passage and corresponding doorway behind). Central 3 bays are irregular having sash windows with glazing bars, some vertical. C20 door in plain stone surround. Outbuilding of 3 narrow bays has segmental head openings, those on first floor having brick lattice screens. C20 garage door with loading door above. South front has C20 windows in oldest part; central part has C19 sashes; outbuilding has 2 segmental headed entrances and 6 vent slits. Interior has C18 staircase with ramped handrail, balusters now boxed in. Complete panelled room with deep moulded cornice, prominent dado rail and cupboards flanking chimney breast, with panelled doors: right hand cupboard has shell hood and shaped shelves: original fireplace removed. Owner says ceilings of reeds and plaster. Listing does not include other farm buildings.

placename:- Garristown
district:- Carlisle
listed building
coordinates:- NY35156439
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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