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Former Croft Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Lakes, Cumbria

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271856

English Heritage Legacy ID: 452629

Location: Lakes, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Lakes

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Brathay

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23/05/17


NY 30 SE,
10/174

RYDAL AND LOUGHRIGG,
CLAPPERSGATE,
Former Croft Hotel

(Formerly listed as: Croft Hotel)

12.01.67.

GV

II

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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