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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
Entry Name: Castle Cottage
Listing Date: 22 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106313
English Heritage Legacy ID: 76752
Location: Claife, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22
Civil Parish: Claife
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Sawrey St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
CLAIFE NEAR SAWREY
SD 39 NE
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
Listing NGR: SD3709995687
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