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Description: Falcon Manor Hotel
Date Listed: 5 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 324278
OS Grid Reference: SD8170663045
OS Grid Coordinates: 381706, 463045
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0630, -2.2810
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10/1 Falcon Manor Hotel
Large house, now hotel. 1842 by G Webster, for Rev H J Swale, first vicar of Church
of Holy Ascension, Settle (q.v.) In Jacobean style. 2 storeys with half dormers,
3 bays. Coursed stone, stone slate roof. Symmetrical entrance front has project-
ing 2-storey gabled porch. Entrance has moulded surround and Tudor head with
hoodmould and carved shield in pediment above. First floor sill band and 3-light
mullioned and transomed window with 4-centre heads and hoodmould;.3-light stepped
window in gable. Pierced balustrade to left and right return of porch. Semi-
octagonal buttresses continue above gable as turreted finials with diaper-patterned
finish to apex of gable. Gabled bay to left and right of porch. That on right has
3-light mullioned and transomed bay window on ground floor; 3-light mullioned and
transomed window on upper floor and 2-light mullioned window in gable; dripstone to
bay window, others have hoodmoulds. Ball finials to gables and turreted stacks to
apex. Left hand bay is obscured by ivy. Right hand garden front has 3 bays, outer
2 are gabled, each with a 4-light mullioned and transomed window on ground floor
and similar 3-light window on first floor and two 2-light mullioned windows on
second floor; all have hoodmoulds. Central bay window has 5-light mullioned and
transomed window on both floors with pierced balustrade above. Its many chimneys
are a distinctive visual feature of this property. Source: A Taylor and J Haworths
The Websters of Kendal (1973)
Listing NGR: SD8170663045
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Source: English Heritage
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