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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: 1144989



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

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Alston Moor

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Sep-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 14-May-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 73073

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NY 7146 24/13

ALSTON MOOR A686 (east side), ALSTON Hillcrest Hotel (formerly listed under Main Street)



Hotel, mid C18 with later alterations. 1775 plan of Alston shows that building originally had end wings projecting on west side; probably taken down when road was widened in C19. Central section intact. Ashlar with chamfered plinth. Blocking to ends, coursed squared rubble with quoins. C20 artificial slate roof with corniced stone chimneys; stone coping with kneelers to north end. 2 storeys and attic; 8 bays overall. All sashes with attic windows smaller. Entrance through C20 flat-roofed porch to right-hand bay of central block; stepped buttress to right. Late C19 canted bay on extreme right has single pointed window to each side. Single-storey additions to north and south ends not included.

Listing NGR: NY7172646387

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National Grid Reference: NY 71726 46387


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