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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1335765



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County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Satterthwaite

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1970

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 76881

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SATTERTHWAITE GRAYTHWAITE SD 39 SE Graythwaite Hall 9/169 25.3.70 II

House. C16 or C17 with later alterations; rear wings of c.1810 and c.1920; extension to south, 1890, probably by R. Knill Freeman. Roughcast stone, part with red sandstone dressings, and slate roofs. South facade has 2-storey centre of 3 bays with flanking projecting 3-storey gabled bays. Stone quoins and gable copings, that to left with 3 ball finials, that to right is shaped gable with 2 ball finials. Centre has verandah with chamfered 4-centred arches and continuous hoodmould, balustrade with 2 ball finials, top cornice and blocking course. End bays have 2-storey bay windows with balustrades with ball finials, mullioned and transomed windows with 4-centred heads to lights; that to left has 4-light windows, that to left has 5-light window with return lights to ground floor, that to 1st floor of 4 lights; panel reads: "TSM/1890". 3-light double-chamfered-mullioned windows to 2nd floor. Centre has cross-mullioned windows to ground floor, flanking entrance, and 2-light windows with leaded glazing to 1st floor, all with leaded glazing. Ex situ datestone to right return of 1st bay reads: "CS/EC/1[5]78" with Sandys Arms. Cross-axial stack with octagonal shafts. West facade of 8 bays with later rear wing to left. 1st 3 bays project under gable; 4th to 6th bays have C20 2nd floor, the 4th bay with gable, 7th bay projects under gable, 8th bay is gabled, with 2-storey bay window with balustrade. Most windows have cross-mullions, leaded glazing and label moulds. Datestone reading "TSM/1852 1890" and corbelled-out gable-end stack to 8th bay with armorial bearing. 3 cross-axial stacks with octagonal shafts. East facade; 1st bay has flat-topped ground floor projection and projecting lateral stack; 2nd bay forms 4-storey tower with 1st floor and 3rd floor sill bands, 2-light double-chamfered-mullioned windows and some single light windows; top 3-light windows with elliptical heads to lights, to north and south; crow-stepped gables to all four faces. 3 bays to north, adjoining 4-bay rear wing, all of 2 storeys with sashed windows with glazing bars. Late C17 entrance has Ionic aedicule with pulvinated frieze. Wing projecting to north of 1810 has wide eaves and verges and sashed windows, attic round-headed window to gable. Gable-end stack and lateral stack. Large flat-topped dormer. 1920 wing to north-west has stables and pigeon lofts. Interior has some pulvinated panelling brought from another house.

Listing NGR: SD3705291264

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National Grid Reference: SD 37052 91264


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