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Hampsfell Hospice

A Grade II Listed Building in Broughton East, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2065 / 54°12'23"N

Longitude: -2.9225 / 2°55'20"W

OS Eastings: 339928

OS Northings: 479369

OS Grid: SD399793

Mapcode National: GBR 8M1S.2T

Mapcode Global: WH83D.2JMK

Entry Name: Hampsfell Hospice

Listing Date: 15 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1099175

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76910

Location: Broughton East, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA11

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Broughton East

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Cartmel St Mary and St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 37 NE
5/1 Hampsfell Hospice
Shelter. Dressed limestone. 1835-46. For Rev T. Remington. Square structure,
stone benches round base; top frieze and cornice band with iron railings. East
face has entrance with gate and Greek lettering to frieze reading:
"RODODAKTYLOS EOS" (Rosy-fingered Dawn; a quotation from Homer). Returns and
rear have small lights with splayed reveals, projecting stone steps with
handrail lead to flat roof, which has turntable indicating landmarks. Interior
has 2 canted angles, one with fireplace and one with recess. Black boards with
white lettering to all sides have notice and 3 poems, one dated 1846. 12 posts
support chain surrounding hospice.

Listing NGR: SD3992879369

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

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