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Boat House East of Naworth Castle

A Grade I Listed Building in Brampton, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.956 / 54°57'21"N

Longitude: -2.6883 / 2°41'17"W

OS Eastings: 356017

OS Northings: 562588

OS Grid: NY560625

Mapcode National: GBR 9CN4.S6

Mapcode Global: WH7ZT.PP1J

Entry Name: Boat House East of Naworth Castle

Listing Date: 16 January 1984

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087644

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77857

Location: Brampton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Brampton

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Brampton St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 56 SE BRAMPTON NAWORTH

11/60 'Boat' House east of
Naworth Castle

I

Boat House, formerly for house bote, being the fuel (bote) store for the
castle. Circa 1520 for and by Thomas Lord Dacre, probably as flanking tower for
gatehouse, as part of the early C16 outer bailey of the castle, probably
restored by Salvin 1845. Dressed calciferous and red sandstone, flat roof not
visible, hidden by battlemented parapets. Small roughly square tower of
formerly 1½ storeys, which would have projected into the moat. C20 garage
doors, small 1-2-3 light windows to south and east faces. Parapet has arms of
Dacres with initials TD and ED (Thomas & Elizabeth Dacre). Used as studio by
artist George Howard (later 9th Earl) and now used as garage.


Listing NGR: NY5601762588

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