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Boathouse and Cottage Approximately 360 Metres to West of Outward Bound School

A Grade II Listed Building in Matterdale, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.5817 / 54°34'54"N

Longitude: -2.8768 / 2°52'36"W

OS Eastings: 343428

OS Northings: 521078

OS Grid: NY434210

Mapcode National: GBR 8HBG.ZC

Mapcode Global: WH81N.S39D

Entry Name: Boathouse and Cottage Approximately 360 Metres to West of Outward Bound School

Listing Date: 31 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1111804

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74555

Location: Matterdale, Eden, Cumbria, CA11

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Matterdale

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Watermillock

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 42 SW,

A592 (south-east side),
Boathouse and cottage approx 360m to west of Outward Bound School (q.v.)


Boathouse and cottage. Probably mid to late C19. Slate rubble with ashlar
dressings, some sandstone, and slate roof. Quoins. T-plan, 2 storeys. North
facade of one storey with attic, 2 bays, dripcourse over ground floor, wide
eaves. 1st bay has window with small-paned casement to ground floor; 2nd bay
has smaller window with small-paned casement to 1st floor. Central porch under
catslide roof has segmental arched entrance and small-paned side lights. Stack
to rear of ridge has 3 round shafts. East gable end similar, wide verge, window
to 1st floor has C20 casement. Wing to left has boathouse entrance to lower
level, upper level has 4-bay loggia with Doric columns and demi-columns and
frieze; entrance has ashlar dressings and door with strap hinges. East gable
end has roof swept down over outshut to right. Ground floor has 3-light
small-paned casement, some plate glass inserted and small inserted window; 1st
floor C20 casement. Boathouse recessed to right has C20 casement and end
lean-to buttress. South elevation is roughcast. Segmental-headed boat
entrance and segmental-headed entrance to steps from loggia. C20 casement
above. A particularly good example of a C19 boathouse.

Listing NGR: NY4342821078

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

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