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Town Head

A Grade II Listed Building in Staveley-in-Cartmel, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2814 / 54°16'53"N

Longitude: -2.9481 / 2°56'53"W

OS Eastings: 338369

OS Northings: 487720

OS Grid: SD383877

Mapcode National: GBR 7LVY.J0

Mapcode Global: WH82Z.PNB5

Entry Name: Town Head

Listing Date: 23 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266316

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421909

Location: Staveley-in-Cartmel, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA12

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Staveley-in-Cartmel

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

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

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

STAVELEY-IN-CARTMEL A592
SD 38 NE
(West side)
7/99 Town Head

II

House, part used as antique shop. C18 with early C19 additions. Roughcast
stone with slate roofs. South facade of 2 storeys and 5 bays, the end bays are
recessed and lower with hipped roofs and verandahs. 1st floor sill band, and
top cornice to end bays. Windows are sashed with glazing bars, 5th bay of
ground floor and 1st and 5th bays of 1st floor have tripartite windows. 3-bay
verandahs have unfluted Doric columns with frieze, cornice and parapet.
Gable-end stacks. Left return similar of 3 bays, the 3rd breaking forward with
2-storey bowed bay with triple sashed windows. Right return of 6 bays, the 1st
bay breaking forward, the 6th bay higher. 1st bay has 2-storey bowed bay and
projecting single storey service wing; lean-to porch to 4th bay. Cross-axial
and gable end stacks. Rear has gabled stair wing and stack in roof slope. Site
has historic connections with ferry across Lake Windermere.


Listing NGR: SD3836987720

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

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