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Low Wood Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Windermere, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4103 / 54°24'37"N

Longitude: -2.9479 / 2°56'52"W

OS Eastings: 338572

OS Northings: 502064

OS Grid: NY385020

Mapcode National: GBR 7KVF.LS

Mapcode Global: WH82D.PDFT

Plus Code: 9C6VC362+4R

Entry Name: Low Wood Hotel

Listing Date: 15 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272015

English Heritage Legacy ID: 451908

Location: Lakes, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA23

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

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

1.
1291A AMBLESIDE
WINDERMERE ROAD
Low Wood Hotel
NY 30 SE 10/48
II
2.
C18 coaching inn used by the Lake poets and writers, extended 1859. Exclude
C20 portion to north. Very long range of building along the lake shore,
mainly 3 storeys. Main block in centre has 9 windows on top floor, each
with a projecting gable above, and the one over the entrance is in a higher
tower-like portion with the dated roundel (1859) above the roofline. Ground
and 1st floors have some double or treble sashes, and an iron balcony extends
over the centre 4 bays, on coupled piers. A 3-storeyed wing projects towards
the lake on the south and has a lean-to verandah of clustered columns and
Gothic imposts, over a ground floor of 2 large open pointed arches with
slender colonnettes. Serve Tudor arched windows, Gothic labels, iron balconies,
and an ogee-headed niche.


Listing NGR: NY3857202064

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

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