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Lodge and Gates to Wray Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Claife, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3982 / 54°23'53"N

Longitude: -2.9694 / 2°58'9"W

OS Eastings: 337158

OS Northings: 500737

OS Grid: NY371007

Mapcode National: GBR 7KPL.X4

Mapcode Global: WH82D.CQ73

Entry Name: Lodge and Gates to Wray Castle

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087279

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76762

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: Hawkshead St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 31/01/2017


NY 30 SE,
3/17

CLAIFE,
WRAY,
Lodge and gates to Wray Castle (q.v.)

(Formerly listed as: Lodge and gates to RMS Wray Castle)

25.03.70

GV

II

Lodge and gates. c.1845. Possibly by H.P. Horner. Dressed stone with slate
roofs. Two-storey tower with one-storey wings to right and to rear. String
course and top corbelled embattled parapet, higher to left. Wing to right has
embattled parapet over string course; large turret with corbelled-out embattled
parapet to left, smaller similar turret to right. Ground floor has casement
windows of three and two lights in chamfered reveals. 1st floor has Tudor-headed
window, the casement of two lights with cusped heads. To right, coped wall,
approx. 13m long, canted forward to end; similar wall to left has gate opening
with octagonal piers on square bases and embattled caps; flanking
segmental-pointed entrances in projecting surrounds. Left return has corbelled
parapet carried round canted rear angle, embattled parapet to rear wing;
casement windows. Right return similar, with low gabled wing and lean-to wing
behind front wall, end of wing roof is hipped. Property of the National Trust.


Listing NGR: NY3715800737

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

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