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Castle Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Claife, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3528 / 54°21'10"N

Longitude: -2.9693 / 2°58'9"W

OS Eastings: 337099

OS Northings: 495687

OS Grid: SD370956

Mapcode National: GBR 7LP3.YD

Mapcode Global: WH82L.CV9F

Plus Code: 9C6V923J+47

Entry Name: Castle Cottage

Listing Date: 22 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106313

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76752

Location: Claife, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22

County: Cumbria

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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SD 39 NE
Castle Cottage
House. Probably C18 with alterations and additions of c.1913. Roughcast stone
with slate roof. South facade of 5 bays, the 5th bay projecting under gable.
Ist 2 bays have dripcourse, 3rd and 4th bays have lean-to timber verandah.
Windows are sashed with single glazing bars and horns, window between those to
1st and 2nd bays probably originally entrance. 3rd and 4th bays of ground floor
have French windows. 5th bay has 2-storey canted bay window. Gable-end stack
and 2 cross-axial stacks. Rear has 2 wings with lean-to outshuts. West facade
has door with window under dripstone, and entrance with gabled porch. The home
of Beatrix Potter after her marriage to William Heelis in 1913. property of the
National Trust.

Listing NGR: SD3709995687

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