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Old Stamp House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ambleside, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4309 / 54°25'51"N

Longitude: -2.9624 / 2°57'44"W

OS Eastings: 337666

OS Northings: 504372

OS Grid: NY376043

Mapcode National: GBR 7KR6.GD

Mapcode Global: WH826.GWKK

Entry Name: Old Stamp House

Listing Date: 15 March 1974

Last Amended: 17 November 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245110

English Heritage Legacy ID: 450591

Location: Lakes, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Lakes

Built-Up Area: Ambleside

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Ambleside

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 3704,
1/21

AMBLESIDE,
CHURCH STREET,
Old Stamp House

(Formerly Listed as: Premises occupied by Rotha's Cafe)

GV

II

Corner of Church Street and Lake Road. Mid C19. Stuccoed, slate roof, 2 storeys. Canted
corner has pilastered doorway of 2 round-arched glazed doors. At each side are C19 shop
windows with pilasters and small lights divided by slender colonnets. A continuous cornice
over whole ground floor, and another above the fascia. Similar windows on the upper floor on
the canted corner and the Church Street front (Lake Road front is blank, with a moulded square
panel), the Church Street windows having round-headed lights, and in the centre above is a
small gable with a shield.
Nos 2 to 11 (consec), Royal Oak Hotel, Premises occupied formerly by T and J Glen and Old Stamp House form a group with No. 22 (formerly listed as Premises occupied by Tyson) Lake Road.


Listing NGR: NY3766704370


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Premises occupied by Rotha's Cafe shall be amended to read -
Old Stamp House.

The group value note should be amended to read -
Nos 2 to 11 (consec), Royal Oak Hotel, Premises occupied by T and J Glen and Old Stamp
House form a group with Premises occupied by Tyson, Lake Road.

The group value note appearing against entries for Nos 2 to 11 (consec), Royal Oak Hotel,
Premises occupied by T and J Glen, Church Street, Ambleside and Premises occupied by Tyson
Lake Road, Ambleside, should be amended to read -
Nos 2 to 11 (consec), Royal Oak Hotel, Premises and J Glen and Old Stamp
House form a group with Premises occupied by Tyson, Lake Road.


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

Description

NY 3704,
1/21

AMBLESIDE,
CHURCH STREET,
Old Stamp House

(Formerly Listed as: Premises occupied by Rotha's Cafe)

GV

II

Corner of Church Street and Lake Road. Mid C19. Stuccoed, slate roof, 2 storeys. Canted
corner has pilastered doorway of 2 round-arched glazed doors. At each side are C19 shop
windows with pilasters and small lights divided by slender colonnets. A continuous cornice
over whole ground floor, and another above the fascia. Similar windows on the upper floor on
the canted corner and the Church Street front (Lake Road front is blank, with a moulded square
panel), the Church Street windows having round-headed lights, and in the centre above is a
small gable with a shield.
Nos 2 to 11 (consec), Royal Oak Hotel, Premises occupied formerly by T and J Glen and Old Stamp House form a group with No. 22 (formerly listed as Premises occupied by Tyson) Lake Road.


Listing NGR: NY3766704370


----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Premises occupied by Rotha's Cafe shall be amended to read -
Old Stamp House.

The group value note should be amended to read -
Nos 2 to 11 (consec), Royal Oak Hotel, Premises occupied by T and J Glen and Old Stamp
House form a group with Premises occupied by Tyson, Lake Road.

The group value note appearing against entries for Nos 2 to 11 (consec), Royal Oak Hotel,
Premises occupied by T and J Glen, Church Street, Ambleside and Premises occupied by Tyson
Lake Road, Ambleside, should be amended to read -
Nos 2 to 11 (consec), Royal Oak Hotel, Premises and J Glen and Old Stamp
House form a group with Premises occupied by Tyson, Lake Road.


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