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placename:- Ship Hotel
locality:- Allonby
parish Allonby parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
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coordinates:- NY08134294
10Km square:- NY04

1Km square NY0842

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Ship Hotel -- Allonby -- Allonby -- Cumbria / -- Innsign, a ship, badly corroded by the salt sea's spray. -- 20.6.2007
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Ship Hotel -- Allonby -- Allonby -- Cumbria / -- 20.6.2007

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
SHIP HOTEL / / ALLONBY / ALLONBY / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / II / 410411 / NY0814242943
courtesy of English Heritage
Hotel. Late C18 or early C19. Painted stucco and roughcast walls, with V-jointed quoins and eaves cornice, on chamfered plinth. Graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and kneelers; painted stucco chimney stacks. 3 storeys, 5 bays. C20 door in painted stone architrave with C20 gabled porch. Sash windows in painted stone architraves. A large hotel for a small town but this was at one time an important sea-bathing resort for the gentry. Charles Dickens stayed here on a tour of the Lakes in 1856. Extension to right is not of interest.

placename:- Ship Hotel
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY08144294
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

hearsay Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins stayed here, 1857.

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