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Gibb’s Hall, Dentdale

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Gibb's Hall, Dentdale

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Gibb’s Hall, Dentdale

Historical Environment Record No: MYD34728

Parish: Dent

OS Grid Reference: SD735863

Dale: Cumbria

Link to Archaeology Data Service:
http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/collections/blurbs/420.cfm

Description

This derelict and roofless farmhouse in Dentdale was first built around the turn of the 18th century: its porch, a later addition, also lacks a roof. Although the house displays many signs of change two splendid and original windows survive on the first floor with yet another below. These have chamfered mullions, typical of the period, and arched lintels which are not so easy to find. On the left-hand gable are the remains of a corbelled chimney suggesting that the house originally had a firehood. Although the building has been consolidated care must be taken when visiting.

Location

Take main road out of Dent heading east to Newby Head. Site lies 2 miles down road on left hand side. No public access. View from roadside.

Public Transport Details

Nearest town/village: Dent or Dent Station. Call Traveline on 0870 608 2 608 to plan your journey. After the welcome message key in 874 for Cumbria information.

Accessibility

Viewable from roadside.


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