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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: 1327178



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

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bassenthwaite

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Aug-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 72096

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4/12 Armathwaite Hall Hotel


House now hotel. Mid C19 with late C19 extension (on the site of an earlier house) for the Fletcher-Vane family. Dressed red sandstone, with calciferous sandstone ashlar dressings, flush quoins, string courses and battlemented parapet, on plinth of similar material. Graduated greenslate roofs with tall ashlar chimney stacks. 2 storeys of numerous bays with flanking 3-storey towers and right-angled 2½-storey, 5-bay wing, forming overall L-shape. Tudor style. Garden facade has central recessed bays with square tower to right and rectangular tower to left, all with cross-mullioned windows of numerous cusped-headed lights. Right tower has battlemented angle turret. Rear facade has projecting entrance bay, with panelled door in Tudor archway and flanking cusped-headed side lights, all under large cross-mullioned staircase window. Gabled pediment above with Fletcher-Vane coat-of-arms. Large ground-floor windows similar to garden facade and smaller 2 & 3-light stone-mullioned windows. Wing of similar design has 2- and 3-light stone-mullioned windows and segmental-arched dormer windows. Interior has mid C19 rooms with Tudor-style fireplaces and moulded plaster ceilings. Late C19 rooms have wood panelled walls and ceilings. Bar has large German wood fireplace with carved figures and animals.

Listing NGR: NY2063732464

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National Grid Reference: NY 20637 32464


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