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Low Greengate House and Cottage, and Hoopers Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Claife, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3524 / 54°21'8"N

Longitude: -2.9696 / 2°58'10"W

OS Eastings: 337079

OS Northings: 495636

OS Grid: SD370956

Mapcode National: GBR 7LP3.WK

Mapcode Global: WH82L.CV5S

Entry Name: Low Greengate House and Cottage, and Hoopers Cottage

Listing Date: 22 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087276

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76753

Location: Claife, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Claife

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Sawrey St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 39 NE
Low Greengate House
and Cottage, and
Hoopers Cottage


3 houses. C17 or early C18 with later alterations and additions. Roughcast
with slate roofs. L-plan. 2 storeys, south elevation of 5 bays, the 1st 2 bays
are later. Windows are sashed with glazing bars, those to 1st 2 bays with
horns, the 1st floor windows with gablets. Ground floor windows to 3rd and 5th
bays have dripstones. Entrance between 1st and 2nd bays has half-glazed door
and timber gabled porch, that to 4th bay has panelled pilasters, dosserets with
flower motifs and open pediment; blocked fanlight with glazing bars and
9-fielded panel door, 2 panels glazed. Gable-end stacks and cross-axial stack.
Hoopers Cottage to rear was originally workshop, adjoins short wing to Low
Greengate House, 4 bays with small lean-to outshut and entrance with pentice.
Varied fenestration with casements and 3-light mullioned window. Gable-end
stack and cross-axial stack. Interior has top part of C17 or early C18 court
cupboard. Property of the National Trust, the gift of Beatrix Potter.

Listing NGR: SD3707995636

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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