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Swan Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Colton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2692 / 54°16'9"N

Longitude: -2.9697 / 2°58'11"W

OS Eastings: 336941

OS Northings: 486388

OS Grid: SD369863

Mapcode National: GBR 7MP2.VC

Mapcode Global: WH82Z.CY2H

Plus Code: 9C6V729J+M4

Entry Name: Swan Hotel

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225183

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421452

Location: Colton, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA12

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Colton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Finsthwaite St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 38 NE
Swan Hotel

Hotel. Late C18 or early C19. Roughcast stone with slate roofs. 3 storeys
with attic, 5 bays, with 2-storey wing of 5 bays to left and sympathetically
designed C20 wing to right. 1st bay projects under pediment and has 1st floor
sill band. Windows have paired sashes, most with glazing bars, but 5 have
single glazing bars. 1st bay has large segmental-headed window to 1st and 2nd
floors, with small-paned glazing. Gabled dormers have slate hung cheeks and
sashed windows with glazing bars; 1st bay has 2 dormers to each return.
Entrance between 3rd and 4th bays has C20 porch of plastic Doric columns, frieze
and cornice, supporting model of swan. Entrance to left of window to 1st bay
has flat canopy on curly brackets, similar canopy over entrance, now window to
right of window. 5-bay wing projects to left. Irregularly placed windows are
sashed with vertical glazing bars, some to ground-floor segmental headed.
Projecting gable-end stack, sashed window with glazing bars to right return.
Rear has sashed windows with glazing bars and later extensions. 3 cross-axial
stacks and one gable-end stack. Originally a posting house, the hotel has group
value with Newby Bridge (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SD3694186388

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

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