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Overwater Hall Hotel and Garden Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in Ireby and Uldale, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.7009 / 54°42'3"N

Longitude: -3.1754 / 3°10'31"W

OS Eastings: 324347

OS Northings: 534614

OS Grid: NY243346

Mapcode National: GBR 6G82.BN

Mapcode Global: WH6ZT.634L

Entry Name: Overwater Hall Hotel and Garden Terrace

Listing Date: 11 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138312

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72429

Location: Ireby and Uldale, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Ireby and Uldale

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Binsey Team

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


15/121 Overwater Hall Hotel
and garden terrace

House, originally built as Whitefield House, now Hotel. 1840 for Joseph
Gillbanks, incorporating late C18 house, with alterations and additions dated
and inscribed over rear entrance A.G.1911. Incised cement render, with string
course, cornice, battlemented parapets and angle pilasters on ashlar plinth, all
of red sandstone. Low-pitched roof, hidden by parapet, with stone chimney
stacks. 2 storeys, 3 bays with flanking bow-fronted wings of 3 bays each and
rear extension, forming overall L-shape. C20 glazed and panelled double doors,
with flanking side lights, in pilastered surround within projecting 2-storey
Doric porch, tetrastyle in antis, with half-fluted columns; Gillbanks
coat-of-arms above and tripartite sash window with glazing bars in pilastered
surround. Flanking tripartite sash windows with glazing bars in painted stone
surrounds. Wings have tall sash windows with glazing bars in painted stone
surrounds. Garden terrace to left forms integral part of house with segmental
arches under giving access to cellar door, and steps up to open balustrades
partly covered by C20 glazing to rear. Rear wall has round-headed
staircase sash window, with radial glazing bars. Extension has sash windows in
painted stone surrounds. Interior has moulded plaster ceilings. Geometrical
staircase with patterned cast-iron balusters. Panelled doors and internal
shutters throughout. Joseph Gillbanks (1780-1853), who originated from Ireby,
made his fortune in Jamaica and on his return to England in 1814 bought this
house. Sold by the family in 1929.

Listing NGR: NY2434734614

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

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