Ye Priory Shoppe / The Larch Tree

19 Jul 2000
Ye Priory Shoppe, The Square, Lower Allithwaite, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA11 6QB
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The Larch Tree, The Square, Lower Allithwaite, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA11 6QB
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

LOWER ALLITHWAITE THE SQUARE SD 3778 (North side) Cartmel 8/96 The Larch Tree and 25.3.70 Ye Priory Shoppe G.V. II 2 houses with shops. Probably C17 with later additions. Roughcast stone with slate roof, hipped to right return. 3 storeys, 5 bays, the last 2 bays forming Ye Priory Shoppe. The Larch Tree has plate glass windows to ground floor; 1st floor has windows with triple elliptical-headed sashes; similar paired sashes to 2nd floor. Entrance has chamfered stone opening with half-glazed door.

2-storeyed projecting gabled wing to left is probably C19 with limestone quoins and windows with small-paned casements to return. To left return a lean-to bay with 2 single-storeyed gabled bays, the 1st projecting to street with triple sash. Gable-end stacks and cross-axial stack. Ye Priory Shoppe has large projecting shop window and entrance, with casement window to left. 1st floor sashed windows with horns; 2nd floor has sashed windows with glazing bars.

Right return of 2 bays, the 2nd bay recessed. Recessed bay has sashed windows and lean-to porch; large lateral stack with round shafts. Rear of Larch Tree has 3-light single-chamfered-mullioned windows, one to ground floor; 2 to 1st floor, with blocked light to right. History uncertain but possibly incorporates medieval foundations of Priory buildings.

Listing NGR: SD3792678780


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

People & Organisations

Photographer: Wright, Cj

Rights Holder: Wright, Cj


Limestone, Roughcast, Slate, Stone, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart Domestic, Jacobean Dwelling, Shop, Commercial