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Outward Bound School

A Grade II Listed Building in Matterdale, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.5823 / 54°34'56"N

Longitude: -2.8714 / 2°52'17"W

OS Eastings: 343773

OS Northings: 521132

OS Grid: NY437211

Mapcode National: GBR 8HDG.45

Mapcode Global: WH81N.V3T0

Plus Code: 9C6VH4JH+WC

Entry Name: Outward Bound School

Listing Date: 31 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326839

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74554

Location: Matterdale, Eden, Cumbria, CA11

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Town: Eden

Civil Parish: Matterdale

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Watermillock

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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MATTERDALE A592 (south-east side)
NY 42 SW
6/152 Outward Bound School

- II
House, now school. Early C19 with later additions. Stucco with hipped slate
roofs. North-west elevation of 3 storeys and 10 bays, but 1st 2 and last 3 bays
of 2 storeys and same height. 1st 2 bays break forward, 5th to 7th bays
recessed. Top cornice and blocking course; 2-storey bays have dentilled
cornice. Windows are sashed with glazing bars. Entrance to 9th bay has
overlight with glazing bars and small-paned side lights, panelled door;
Tetrastyle porch has Doric columns and Ionic entablature; C20 iron balcony.
Several cross-axial stacks with caps. South-west return of 5 bays; central
3 bays form canted projection with balcony supported by original cast iron
columns (rest C20). windows to 1st floor of outer bays are sashed with glazing
bars, the rest are C20 casements. South-east elevation has windows with
architraves friezes and cornices to 1st 2 bays of ground floor, C20 casements;
3rd bay has single-storey projection under hipped roof, sashed windows have
glazing bars and floating cornices, those to left return have thick glazing
bars. French windows inserted in one opening. Rest of elevation altered, C20
extensions. North-east return has C20 single-storey extension.

Listing NGR: NY4377321132

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