BOAT HOUSE EAST OF NAWORTH CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1087644
Date first listed:
16-Jan-1984
Statutory Address:
BOAT HOUSE EAST OF NAWORTH CASTLE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BOAT HOUSE EAST OF NAWORTH CASTLE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Cumbria
District:
Carlisle (District Authority)
Parish:
Brampton
National Grid Reference:
NY5601762588

Details

NY 56 SE BRAMPTON NAWORTH

11/60 'Boat' House east of Naworth Castle

I

Boat House, formerly for house bote, being the fuel (bote) store for the castle. Circa 1520 for and by Thomas Lord Dacre, probably as flanking tower for gatehouse, as part of the early C16 outer bailey of the castle, probably restored by Salvin 1845. Dressed calciferous and red sandstone, flat roof not visible, hidden by battlemented parapets. Small roughly square tower of formerly 1½ storeys, which would have projected into the moat. C20 garage doors, small 1-2-3 light windows to south and east faces. Parapet has arms of Dacres with initials TD and ED (Thomas & Elizabeth Dacre). Used as studio by artist George Howard (later 9th Earl) and now used as garage.

Listing NGR: NY5601762588

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
77857
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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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