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Belmount Hotel and Adjoining Outbuilding

A Grade II Listed Building in Hawkshead, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3851 / 54°23'6"N

Longitude: -2.9993 / 2°59'57"W

OS Eastings: 335200

OS Northings: 499302

OS Grid: SD352993

Mapcode National: GBR 7KHQ.GV

Mapcode Global: WH82K.W1YN

Plus Code: 9C6V92P2+27

Entry Name: Belmount Hotel and Adjoining Outbuilding

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335776

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76833

Location: Hawkshead, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Hawkshead

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Hawkshead St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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SD 39 NE
(South side)
Belmount Hotel and
25.3.70 adjoining outbuilding


House, now hotel, and outbuilding. Rainwater head dated 1774. Dressed stone
with some pebbledash and hipped slate roofs. 3-storey centre of 5 bays has
recessed 2-storey, 2-bay wing to left; corresponding wing to right now a ruin;
end bays project and have round-headed recesses. Centre has base, band over
ground floor and top frieze and cornice. Windows have flat arches and are
sashed with glazing bars, those to 2nd floor have vertical glazing bars and
horns. Entrance has Tuscan aedicule and half glazed door. Return lateral
stacks with flanking rainwater heads. Wing is pebbledashed and has sashed
windows with glazing bars, those to ground floor are round-headed. Rear has
stair wing under hipped roof, with tall window to centre. Projecting 2-bay
gabled wing to left and end bay with horizontally sliding sash with glazing bars
to ground floor. Left return has dripcourse and flat-topped porch up steps with
wall to yard to right, varied fenestration including small-paned casements.
Right return former barn, stables etc., central passageway has ventilation holes
to left and stable door and windows to right, with winnowing door and
ventilation holes above. Inner return has end bank to barn doors with cat slide
pentice and outshut under cat slide roof to right. Loading door over sliding
door to right of passageway. Interior of house has cornices and fireplaces to,
rooms. Stair has ceiling with Adam-style plaster work; window has stained glass
fragments, armorial bearings and religious scene; medieval and C17, possibly
some C19. Property of the National Trust, the gift of Beatrix Potter.

Listing NGR: SD3520099302

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