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GREENHOUSE AND RETAINING WALL TO EAST OF WRAY CASTLE

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.

Name: GREENHOUSE AND RETAINING WALL TO EAST OF WRAY CASTLE

List entry Number: 1106293

Location

GREENHOUSE AND RETAINING WALL TO EAST OF WRAY CASTLE, LA22 0JA

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

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Claife

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: 76758

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Details

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NY 30 SE, 3/13

CLAIFE, WRAY, Greenhouse and retaining wall to east of Wray Castle (q.v.)

25.3.70

GV

II

Greenhouse, now store. c.1845. Possibly by H.P. Horner or J. Lightfoot. Dressed slate and limestone. Square north-west tower has battered base and corbelled embattled parapet, the north-west angle projects further. Entrance recessed under corbel table, with segmental-pointed head; arrow slit with iron dressing above. South-east 3-bay limestone greenhouse with pyramidal roof, originally glazed, and large segmental-pointed windows with 2-light casements, now boarded; south-east facade similar. North-east facade has basement entrance to room with fireplace, and corbelling above; terrace to north with raking buttresses; retaining wall to south, 6.7m with end turret. Retaining wall continues to north for approx 67m with three projecting bays and raking buttresses; end canted bay. Wall continues west for approx 30m. Property of the National Trust.

Listing NGR: NY3753101008

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National Grid Reference: NY3753101008

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