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South Lakeland (District Authority)
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SD 37202 90891


SATTERTHWAITE GRAYTHWAITE SD 39 SE 9/170 Graythwaite Old Hall 18.5.53 (Low Graythwaite Hall on 0.S. Map)


House. C16 or C17 with east wing c.1710. Roughcast stone with slate roof. East facade of 3 storeys and 6 bays. Top bracketed cornice. Windows are sashed with glazing bars, those to 1st 3 bays of 1st floor with horns. Ground floor has blocked windows with inserted round windows to 1st 2 bays. 4th bay has Venetian window, sashed with glazing bars. Entrance to 3rd bay has aedicule with flat pilasters and cartouche with arms (Rawlinson) to pediment; half-glazed door. Gable-end stacks and 2 cross-axial stacks. Left return has raking buttress and French window; sashed window to ground floor and 1st floor. Rear has 2-storey, 3-bay gabled wing, windows to south side are sashed with glazing bars. Lean-to porch has elaborate curly brackets. North facade has wooden-mullioned windows to 1st floor. 2-light window with leaded glazing, 2 chamfered-mullioned windows of 3 lights with transom and leaded glazing, and 2-light window over gable of one-storey service wing. Small gabled porch and lean-to outshut to rear of east wing. Gable-end stack and lean-to outshut. Interior: Hall has low fielded panelling and court cupboard dated: 'WRM 1682"; large fireplace with inserted stone fireplace and cast iron fireback with figure under arch, cherubs and lettering: "AR/TKM/1714"; stop-chamfered beams. Other rooms have fielded panelling, that to south has coffered ceiling and fireplace overmantel probably early C17, that to north has full-height panelling, and dado rail; cupboard door reveals smaller spice cupboard door with insised decoration, this door and remains of original plaster have painted panelling. Rear wing has plank and muntin partitions and stop-chamfered beams and moulded ceiling panels, part in kitchen; cupboard with bread oven, door to south has draw bar. 2 stairs with turned balusters and square newels, one continues to 2nd floor as spiral stair. 1st floor has some panelling with moulded stiles and rails, some panelled doors; one room has full-height fielded panelling with pairs of fluted pilasters, door with fanlight and bolection moulded fireplace to angle. Some 2-panel doors to 2nd floor.

Listing NGR: SD3720290891


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

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