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Craig Convalescent Home for Children

A Grade II Listed Building in Morecambe, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0783 / 54°4'41"N

Longitude: -2.8386 / 2°50'18"W

OS Eastings: 345232

OS Northings: 465032

OS Grid: SD452650

Mapcode National: GBR 8PM8.8S

Mapcode Global: WH840.CRKC

Entry Name: Craig Convalescent Home for Children

Listing Date: 6 April 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391819

Location: Morecambe, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA4

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Morecambe

Built-Up Area: Morecambe

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Morecambe St Christopher

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


SD4565 ELMS ROAD, Bare
939-1/4/3 Craig Convalescent Home for Children


House, now used as childrens' home. c.1840. Sandstone ashlar
with punched finish. Hipped slate roofs. A symmetrical 1:3:1
composition with a plain frieze below oversailing moulded
eaves and with the 3-bay centre block projecting forwards. To
each side are wings which have a window and a glazed door on
the ground floor and a single window above. Windows are
glazing bar sashes. The central porch has pilasters with
incised borders, a cornice, and a blocking course which
carries railings which incorporate a central metal crest.
Chimneys to each side of central block. Interior: stair hall,
to rear of entrance hall, contains dog-leg stair with open
string, stick balusters, and mahogany handrail. The house was
originally known as 'The Parks' and became the Craig Home in
(Crawshaw H N: A Short History of Bare).

Listing NGR: SD4523265032

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

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