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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.


List entry Number: 1106313



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: 22-Sep-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 76752

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CLAIFE NEAR SAWREY SD 39 NE Castle Cottage 6/34 GV II House. Probably C18 with alterations and additions of c.1913. Roughcast stone with slate roof. South facade of 5 bays, the 5th bay projecting under gable. Ist 2 bays have dripcourse, 3rd and 4th bays have lean-to timber verandah. Windows are sashed with single glazing bars and horns, window between those to 1st and 2nd bays probably originally entrance. 3rd and 4th bays of ground floor have French windows. 5th bay has 2-storey canted bay window. Gable-end stack and 2 cross-axial stacks. Rear has 2 wings with lean-to outshuts. West facade has door with window under dripstone, and entrance with gabled porch. The home of Beatrix Potter after her marriage to William Heelis in 1913. property of the National Trust.

Listing NGR: SD3709995687

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National Grid Reference: SD 37099 95687


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