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Orchard House

A Grade II Listed Building in Waterhead, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9947 / 54°59'40"N

Longitude: -2.5765 / 2°34'35"W

OS Eastings: 363214

OS Northings: 566830

OS Grid: NY632668

Mapcode National: GBR BBFP.ZB

Mapcode Global: WH90T.DQBC

Entry Name: Orchard House

Listing Date: 1 April 1957

Last Amended: 15 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205641

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78179

Location: Waterhead, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Waterhead

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Gilsland St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 66 NW WATERHEAD GILSLAND

27/102 Orchard House, (previously
listed as Orchard House Hotel)

1.4.57 II

House, formerly hotel. Late C18 with early C19 extensions. Painted coursed rubble
on chamfered plinth with raised V-jointed quoins and string course; hipped graduated
green slate roof with projecting rafters under overhanging eaves. 3 storeys,
5 bays with flanking wings of 2 storeys, 4 bays each. 2 entrances with C20 doors
in moulded stone architraves; shallow gabled porches on Greek Doric columns, formed
from iron rods to give the effect of fluting. Sash windows with glazing bars in
plain painted raised surrounds. Cellar windows in right wing have C20 casement
windows. Visited by Sir Walter Scott in 1797 when it was the Orchard House Inn.
Listing excludes outbuildings.


Listing NGR: NY6321466830

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

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