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Latitude: 54.4242 / 54°25'27"N
Longitude: -2.9753 / 2°58'31"W
OS Eastings: 336815
OS Northings: 503638
OS Grid: NY368036
Mapcode National: GBR 7KN8.NT
Mapcode Global: WH82D.82F4
Entry Name: Former Croft Hotel
Listing Date: 12 January 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1271856
English Heritage Legacy ID: 452629
Location: Lakes, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22
District: South Lakeland
Civil Parish: Lakes
Traditional County: Westmorland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Brathay
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23/05/17
NY 30 SE,
RYDAL AND LOUGHRIGG,
Former Croft Hotel
(Formerly listed as: Croft Hotel)
Dated 1830 on rainwater-head. Empty and for sale when surveyed (now flats). Scored stucco,
Three storeys. Boarded eaves with ornamented iron brackets with gargoyles.
Small-paned sash windows. Clustered diagonal chimneys, and castellated
roofline. Gothic porch of three open pointed arches, with buttresses and castellated
gable. Garden front has an elaborate iron verandah between deep 3-sided
bay windows of three storeys. Gothic fall pipes like octagonal buttresses.
Rear has a Tudor arch with castellated top, leading to kitchens, stables
etc. INTERIOR is Greek Revival, with Spanish mahogany door and window
architraves, painted wooden Greek columns, cornices, iron balustraded staircase
with mahogany handrail, oval stained glass lantern on columns; upstairs
is a white marble fireplace with charioteers. Staircase tower has a long
round-headed window. Good example of the mixed Greek and Gothic styles
of that date.
Croft Hotel. Croft Lodge, Nos 1 to 5 (consec) (Croft Courtyard), Cobbled
courtyard with mounting block and pump, Gatehouse, Howsley Cottage, Wayside
and Rock Cottage form a group.
Listing NGR: NY3681503638
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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