Villagers have lodged objections to plans for five new homes to be built in Threlkeld.
An outline application for three local needs and two affordable homes has been put forward for Greta Cottage Paddock.
A previous application for the site was withdrawn after comments were made about housing needs and housing mix.
The revised proposal is for one local needs bungalow, two two-bedroom affordable houses and two three-bedroom local needs houses.
The applicant says the dwellings are “fairly modest and simply designed” to ensure they are affordable. The proposal also now includes provision for a bus shelter, as suggested by Threlkeld Parish Council.
The statement added: “The site relates well to the village, its services and the potential to house local people to ensure continued vibrant community and support to the local school.”
Objector Simon Matthewman, who lives in the village, said: “It seems that any beautiful green pasture field is fair game to be built on.”
Fellow objector Joe Davis said there was no evidence of an identified need for this development.