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Dove Nest

A Grade II Listed Building in Lakes, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.4147 / 54°24'52"N

Longitude: -2.9507 / 2°57'2"W

OS Eastings: 338396

OS Northings: 502551

OS Grid: NY383025

Mapcode National: GBR 7KTD.Z7

Mapcode Global: WH82D.N92H

Plus Code: 9C6VC27X+VP

Entry Name: Dove Nest

Listing Date: 15 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245154

English Heritage Legacy ID: 451910

Location: Lakes, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA23

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Lakes

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Ambleside

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

Dove Nest
NY 30 SE 10/49
1780. Mrs Hemans stayed here for the summer of 1830. Some alterations
in C19. Roughcast, with deeply overhanging eaves, 2 storeys. Front facing
Lake has centre former doorway (now window) with stone architrave and cornice,
2 12-paned sash windows on ground floor and 3 above, and a small sash in
top of gable. A gabled wing to north has 1 sash on each floor. A gabled
wing to south has a pointed arched porch, and 1 sash window on each floor.
Pierced C19 bargeboards on all 3 gables. Interior has an C18 marble fireplace
from Elleray.

Listing NGR: NY3839602551

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

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