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Latitude: 54.3518 / 54°21'6"N
Longitude: -2.9701 / 2°58'12"W
OS Eastings: 337042
OS Northings: 495575
OS Grid: SD370955
Mapcode National: GBR 7LP3.SR
Mapcode Global: WH82L.BWW6
Entry Name: Tower Bank Arms Public House
Listing Date: 22 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1335737
English Heritage Legacy ID: 76723
Location: Claife, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22
District: South Lakeland
Civil Parish: Claife
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Sawrey St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
SD 39 NE,
B5285 (South side),
Tower Bank Arms Public House
Public House. Probably C18 or early C19. Roughcast stone with slate roof.
Two storeys, three bays, the 1st bay canted back, possibly later. Ground floor has
bay window with hipped roof and paired sashes with horns to 1st bay; 2nd and 3rd
bays have sashed windows, that to 2nd bay with vertical glazing bars, that to
3rd bay with glazing bars. 1st floor has sashed window with glazing bars to 1st
bay, and small-paned casements to 2nd and 3rd bays. Entrance between 2nd and
3rd bays has timber gabled porch with clock to gable. Gable-end stacks. Left
return has gabled 2-bay range to rear, with lean-to outshut projecting as
single-pitch wing; gabled porch. Right return has lean-to outshut. Rear is
low, built into hillside below Hill Top (q.v.).
The building was illustrated by Beatrix Potter in 'The Tale of Jemima Puddleduck' (1908), p.58, a reproduction of which is on inn sign to left return.
Listing NGR: SD3704295575
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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