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The Hermitage

A Grade II Listed Building in Shap, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.5327 / 54°31'57"N

Longitude: -2.6788 / 2°40'43"W

OS Eastings: 356168

OS Northings: 515482

OS Grid: NY561154

Mapcode National: GBR 9JQ0.TX

Mapcode Global: WH81Y.TBJH

Plus Code: 9C6VG8MC+3F

Entry Name: The Hermitage

Listing Date: 6 February 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326750

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74172

ID on this website: 101326750

Location: Shap, Westmorland and Furness, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Shap

Built-Up Area: Shap

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Shap with Swindale St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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NY 5614/5 (West side), Shap

27/157 The Hermitage

House; dated 1691 on panel over door with initials RES and IES (for
Ellwood?). Later additions and alterations. Wet-dashed rubble. 45° graduated
slate roofs with stone ridge. U-shaped plan; 2 storeys, 6 bays (1:4:1). C19
panelled door to central block in architrave with embattled lintel; 2 windows to
left and one to right. Dated panel between floors in corniced frame. Three lst-
floor windows. All windows sashes with glazing bars in original (former
mullioned 2-light) chamfered surrounds under continuous hoodmoulds; eaves
cornice. North wing: Sash with small lancet above, both C19; blocked ogee
window head on north return, C20 casement inserted in original chamfered
(3-light) opening on south return. South wing: Fixed window inserted in door
surround with small lancet above, both C19. Decorative C19 barge-boards with
pendants and finials to both wings; weather-vane to north wing. Corniced stone
mid and end chimneys.

Listing NGR: NY5616815482

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