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Esthwaite Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Hawkshead, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3617 / 54°21'42"N

Longitude: -2.995 / 2°59'41"W

OS Eastings: 335444

OS Northings: 496702

OS Grid: SD354967

Mapcode National: GBR 7LJ0.D6

Mapcode Global: WH82K.ZM0L

Plus Code: 9C6V9264+M2

Entry Name: Esthwaite Lodge

Listing Date: 22 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323111

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76824

Location: Hawkshead, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Hawkshead

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Hawkshead St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 39 NE
Esthwaite Lodge

House, now youth hostel. c.1840. Stucco with slate roofs. 2 storeys, 3 x 3
bays with hipped roof, and gabled rear range. Main range has panelled angle
pilaster strips and wide bracketed eaves. South-east garden facade has timber
trellis verandah, segmental arches with round arches to either end and hipped
roof; 1st floor sill band. Windows are sashed with glazing bars and margin
lights; those to ground floor are tripartite with consoled entablatures, and
flank round-headed niche. Right return has 3 bays similar, the ground floor
windows have architraves. Central entrance has Doric porch and 6-panel door in
glazed doorcase; overlight with glazing bars. 2 bays to right have sashed
windows with glazing bars and casements. Left return similar, with canted bay
with hipped roof and French windows with glazing bars and margin lights. Rear
has lean-to porch with 6-fielded-panel door to return. Central stack, gable-end
stacks and rear lateral stack. Interior has enriched cornices, fireplaces,
panelled doors etc. Home of Francis Brett Young, 1884-1954, poet, novelist and
physician, lived here 1929-32.

Listing NGR: SD3544496702

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

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