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Greenhouse and Retaining Wall to East of Wray Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Claife, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4007 / 54°24'2"N

Longitude: -2.9637 / 2°57'49"W

OS Eastings: 337531

OS Northings: 501008

OS Grid: NY375010

Mapcode National: GBR 7KRK.47

Mapcode Global: WH82D.FNX6

Entry Name: Greenhouse and Retaining Wall to East of Wray Castle

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106293

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76758

Location: Claife, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Claife

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Hawkshead St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 31/01/2017


NY 30 SE,
3/13

CLAIFE,
WRAY,
Greenhouse and retaining wall to east of Wray Castle (q.v.)

25.3.70

GV

II

Greenhouse, now store. c.1845. Possibly by H.P. Horner or J. Lightfoot.
Dressed slate and limestone. Square north-west tower has battered base and
corbelled embattled parapet, the north-west angle projects further. Entrance
recessed under corbel table, with segmental-pointed head; arrow slit with iron
dressing above. South-east 3-bay limestone greenhouse with pyramidal roof,
originally glazed, and large segmental-pointed windows with 2-light casements,
now boarded; south-east facade similar. North-east facade has basement entrance
to room with fireplace, and corbelling above; terrace to north with raking
buttresses; retaining wall to south, 6.7m with end turret. Retaining wall
continues to north for approx 67m with three projecting bays and raking buttresses;
end canted bay. Wall continues west for approx 30m. Property of the National
Trust.


Listing NGR: NY3753101008

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