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Wray Castle

Low Wray

  • Description

    "House, former college of marine electronics. 1840-47. Possibly by. H. P. Horner or J. Lightfoot. Dressed slate with ashlar dressings. Rectangular plan with porte cochere to entrance facade and service wing to south; tall central tower and angle towers. Battered base with frieze and sill course and corbelled and coped parapets. Entrance facade has octagonal tower to left, square tower with octagonal bartizan to right; porte cochere has octagonal turrets, all with embattled parapets. Towers and turrets have arrow slits, most have iron dressings....Many rooms with elaborate ceilings, former drawing room has linenfold panelling. Beatrix Potter stayed here, 1882. Property of the National Trust...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1106324
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 4 months ago
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