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

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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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