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Fox Ghyll

A Grade II Listed Building in Lakes, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.4374 / 54°26'14"N

Longitude: -2.9831 / 2°58'59"W

OS Eastings: 336329

OS Northings: 505113

OS Grid: NY363051

Mapcode National: GBR 7KL4.Y2

Mapcode Global: WH826.4QQK

Plus Code: 9C6VC2P8+XP

Entry Name: Fox Ghyll

Listing Date: 15 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245398

English Heritage Legacy ID: 452623

Location: Lakes, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Lakes

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Rydal St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

Fox Ghyll
NY 30 NE 9/204
C18, altered in 1870's. Home of Thomas de Quincey. Roughcast, slate roof,
2 storeys. Wide gabled porch with ogee Gothic glazing, early C19 small-paned
sashes with shallow gable in centre and twin diagonal chimneys over the
gable peak. A round chimney on left hand end. A wing at right angles
to left has a front gable, and an early C19 sash window on each floor.
Service wing to rear. Garden front has 3 large 24-paned sash windows
on each floor in a newer portion, and 2 sash windows on each floor of
older portion. A rear block has a small 3-light wood-mullioned casement,
probably original, and round chimney.

Listing NGR: NY3632905113

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

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