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placename:- Godferhead
locality:- Loweswater
parish Loweswater parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY14592135
10Km square:- NY12

1Km square NY1421


Godferhead -- Loweswater -- Loweswater -- Cumbria / -- 24.4.2006

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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placename:- Godfred
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. Mid C17 with extension dated and inscribed over doorway RS 1773. Painted roughcast walls on projecting plinth stones, the extension of painted roughcast with eaves cornice and V-jointed quoins, all under graduated greenslate roof with roughcast chimney stacks. Original house is low 2 storeys, 2 bays; extension at right-angles is higher 2 storeys, 3 bays. Original house has 2- and 3-light ground-floor stone-mullioned windows under continuous hood. Upper-floor 2-light stone-mullioned windows. Extension has glazed and panelled door in pilastered surround under open segmental pediment. Sash windows with glazing bars in painted stone architraves. Right return wall of original house has plank door in C19 painted stone surround. Contemporary outshut at rear has small casement windows in original plain reveals. Rear of extension has round-headed staircase window with radial glazing bars.

placename:- Godferhead Farm
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY14592135
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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