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Cafeteria, Information Centre and Adjoining Boathouse at Fell Foot Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Windermere, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2762 / 54°16'34"N

Longitude: -2.9522 / 2°57'7"W

OS Eastings: 338092

OS Northings: 487141

OS Grid: SD380871

Mapcode National: GBR 7LTZ.NW

Mapcode Global: WH82Z.MSD6

Plus Code: 9C6V72GX+F4

Entry Name: Cafeteria, Information Centre and Adjoining Boathouse at Fell Foot Park

Listing Date: 23 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225511

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421911

Location: Windermere, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA12

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Windermere

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Staveley-in-Cartmel St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

Find accommodation in
Lake Side


SD 38 NE
(West side)
7/101 Cafeteria,
Information Centre
and adjoining
boathouse at Fell
Foot Park


Boathouses, one now converted. Fireplace inscribed: 'GJMR/1869'. Coursed slate
rubble with water-worn limestone dressings, slate roof. Boat entrance has
triangular limestone arch with keystone, portcullis and sliding studded doors,
with C20 glazed doors behind. Flanking turrets with limestone crosses and
projecting embattled parapets. Embattled gable with limestone cross and
finial. Right return has 2 windows and entrance with large limestone lintels
and extension under catslide roof. Cross-axial stack and gable-end stack. Rear
has window and entrance up steps. Interior has cast iron arch braces with
scrollwork to roof trusses; small bracketed balcony over round-headed fireplace
with cable mould; inserted balcony to end. Boathouse to north side projects to
east with open gabled shed to west which has iron columns and ornate cast iron
roof trusses. Front platform has ramp to centre, ramp to north has iron rails.
Part of a group of boathouses built for Col. G.J.M. Ridehalgh of Fell Foot, from
1854 member of the 1st sailing committee of Windermere Sailing Club and one of
the founders of the Royal Windermere Yacht Club; the house was demolished.

Listing NGR: SD3809287141

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