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Armathwaite Hall Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Bassenthwaite, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.681 / 54°40'51"N

Longitude: -3.2324 / 3°13'56"W

OS Eastings: 320637

OS Northings: 532464

OS Grid: NY206324

Mapcode National: GBR 5GV9.ZS

Mapcode Global: WH6ZS.BL0V

Entry Name: Armathwaite Hall Hotel

Listing Date: 8 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327178

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72096

Location: Bassenthwaite, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA12

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Bassenthwaite

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Binsey Team

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 23 SW BASSENTHWAITE

4/12 Armathwaite Hall
Hotel

II

House now hotel. Mid C19 with late C19 extension (on the site of an earlier
house) for the Fletcher-Vane family. Dressed red sandstone, with calciferous
sandstone ashlar dressings, flush quoins, string courses and battlemented
parapet, on plinth of similar material. Graduated greenslate roofs with tall
ashlar chimney stacks. 2 storeys of numerous bays with flanking 3-storey towers
and right-angled 2½-storey, 5-bay wing, forming overall L-shape. Tudor style.
Garden facade has central recessed bays with square tower to right and
rectangular tower to left, all with cross-mullioned windows of numerous
cusped-headed lights. Right tower has battlemented angle turret. Rear facade
has projecting entrance bay, with panelled door in Tudor archway and flanking
cusped-headed side lights, all under large cross-mullioned staircase window.
Gabled pediment above with Fletcher-Vane coat-of-arms. Large ground-floor
windows similar to garden facade and smaller 2 & 3-light stone-mullioned
windows. Wing of similar design has 2- and 3-light stone-mullioned windows and
segmental-arched dormer windows. Interior has mid C19 rooms with Tudor-style
fireplaces and moulded plaster ceilings. Late C19 rooms have wood panelled
walls and ceilings. Bar has large German wood fireplace with carved figures and
animals.


Listing NGR: NY2063732464

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