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Dee Side House Youth Hostel

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2611 / 54°15'39"N

Longitude: -2.3485 / 2°20'54"W

OS Eastings: 377396

OS Northings: 485102

OS Grid: SD773851

Mapcode National: GBR DM15.C8

Mapcode Global: WH94L.W5V6

Entry Name: Dee Side House Youth Hostel

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Last Amended: 18 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383846

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484278

Location: Dent, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA10

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Dent

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Dent with Cowgill

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


DENT

SD78NE DENTDALE
162-1/12/45 (South side)
14/06/84 Dee Side House Youth Hostel
(Formerly Listed as:
Dee Side House Youth Hostel and
Summer House to south-west)

GV II

Shooting lodge, now youth hostel. Early C19, built by John
Elam and used by Bentinck family as shooting lodge; altered.
Coursed sandstone rubble, part rendered and all painted white,
graduated slate roof with crested riggings. Irregular plan
formed by single-depth main range on roughly east-west axis
with projecting cross-wing at east end and a further east-west
range at the north end of this, extending westwards. Cottage
ornee style.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, the south front 2:1 windows. The 2-window
main range has a doorway to the right, with pilastered
architrave and recessed panelled and part-glazed door with
margin panes, an added or altered wooden canted bay window to
the left. Above these, Gothic-style casement windows of 3 and
2 lights with Tudor-arched lights, patterned leaded glazing
and hoodmould lintels; to the right the gable of the projected
wing (which is rendered) has a similar bay window at ground
floor and a similar 3-light casement above. Oversailing
barge-boarded eaves; gable chimney to main range, 2 ridge
chimneys to right-hand wing. Two-window right-hand return wall
in matching style; and one similar window at 1st floor of
gable of further wing. Rear and INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD7739685102

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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