GREENHOUSE AND RETAINING WALL TO EAST OF WRAY CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1106293
Date first listed:
25-Mar-1970
Statutory Address:
GREENHOUSE AND RETAINING WALL TO EAST OF WRAY CASTLE, LA22 0JA

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Location

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

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
South Lakeland (District Authority)
Parish:
Claife
National Park:
LAKE DISTRICT
National Grid Reference:
NY3753101008

Details

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 31/01/2017

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
76758
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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Date: 13 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/15760/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Adrian Allchin. Source Historic England Archive
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