GREYHOUND HOTEL WITH MILESTONE AND MOUNTING BLOCK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1159149
Date first listed:
06-Feb-1968
Statutory Address:
GREYHOUND HOTEL WITH MILESTONE AND MOUNTING BLOCK, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
GREYHOUND HOTEL WITH MILESTONE AND MOUNTING BLOCK, MAIN STREET

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
Eden (District Authority)
Parish:
Shap
National Grid Reference:
NY 56665 14244

Details

SHAP MAIN STREET NY 5614/5 (East side), Shap

27/156 Greyhound Hotel with milestone & mounting 6.2.68 block

GV II

Coaching Inn, now hotel. Various datestones recorded: Kitchen fireplace inscribed August the 27 1680 with initials R. & W.A.; bar fireplace 1696 with initials A.W.; on panel over carriage arch 1703 with initials A.W. & W.W. & bas-relief of a greyhound. Later additions and alterations. Initials are those of Whinfell family whose crest was a greyhound. Wet-dashed rubble on plinth. Graduated slate roof with stone ridge. 2 storeys, 7 bays overall; wing (1680) projects to rear. 4-bay 1696 addition: Panelled door in open,flat-roofed porch with cast-iron columns; recumbent sculpture of greyhound on roof probably by Thomas Bland of Reagill. 2 tripartite sashes to each floor on left and one above. Symmetrical 1703 extension to right: Central segment-headed carriage arch now part-blocked with fixed window; sash to each floor on either side. All windows with glazing bars in stone surrounds. Rendered mid and end chimneys. Milestone with shaped head, to right of entrance, is probably mid C18 for Turnpike. Painted black with lettering picked out in white: Kendal X6/Penrith Xl/Miles (sic). Stone mounting block to right of former carriage arch. Cottages adjoining south return not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NY5666514244

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
74171
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: 29 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/01269/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Judith A Heyworth. Source Historic England Archive
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