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Tower Bank Arms Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Claife, Cumbria

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335737

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76723

Location: Claife, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22

County: Cumbria

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

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Listing Text

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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