Merlewood / Merlewood (Victorian Parts Only)

7 Jul 2000
Merlewood, Windermere Road, Grange Over Sands, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA11 6JT
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Merlewood (Victorian Parts Only), Windermere Road, Grange Over Sands, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA11 6JT
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SD47NW WINDERMERE ROAD 705-1/2/44 (West side (off)) 02/05/75 Merlewood (Formerly Listed as: WINDERMERE ROAD Merlewood (Victorian parts only))


Large house, now offices. 1853. For Alfred Binyon. Extended 1881 for William Pitt Miller. Limestone rubble with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Irregular plan with steep gables. Two high storeys plus attics. North facade has gabled wooden porch, cusped and ornamented, 3 unequal gables with ornamented bargeboards, and long stair window. Above the porch there is a timber oriel window. Farther to the right there is a subsidiary porch, with a pointed arched window in the porch room. The south front is more symmetrical, with 2 windows on each floor in centre, gabled centre attic window, and flanking gables with 2-storey bay windows. The wing to the right has another 2-storeyed bay window facing east. A lower wing to the left connects with an oblong tower which has a pyramid roof and wind vane. Its front wall was rebuilt in the mid C20 and the right-hand return wall has a plaque carved with a coat of arms and date '1881'. Tall chimneys, some clustered.

Listing NGR: SD4119679605


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2266 IOE Records taken by C J Wright; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr CJ Wright. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Wright, Cj

Rights Holder: Wright, Cj


Limestone, Rubble, Slate, Victorian House, Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Coat Of Arms, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument, Plaque, Weather Vane, Unassigned, Office, Building