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placename:- Croft Lodge
locality:- Clappersgate
parish Lakes parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY36760361
10Km square:- NY30

1Km square NY3603

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page 45:-
... Between Rothay Bridge and Clap-
Page 46:-
[Clap]persgate is Croft Lodge, the residence of James Holme, Esq.;- the mansion and its woods being on the right of the road, and the gardens stretching down to the river on the left. ...
person:- : Holme, James
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
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Page 4:-
... and that [the Villa] of Mr. Brancker, at Croft-Lodge, are conspicuous objects near the head of the water. ...

placename:- Croft Lodge
person:- : Brancker, Mr
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

road book:- Cary 1798 (2nd edn 1802)

Road book, Cary's New Itinerary, by John Cary, published by G and J Cary, 86 St James's Street, London, 1798-1828.
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page 317-318
At the head of Winander Mere is Croft Lodge, Miss Pritchard.

placename:- Croft Lodge
person:- : Pritchard, Miss
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
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Page 71, footnote:-
On the banks of Windermere-water, have been lately built many elegant villas; by ... Miss Pritchard, Croft-Lodge, Clappersgate; ... These objects, as works of art, most of which are done in styles suitable to their situation, give an air of consequence to the country, ...

placename:- Croft Lodge
locality:- Clappersgate
person:- : Pritchard, Miss
date:- 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
CROFT LODGE / / / LAKES / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 452630 / NY3676703617

placename:- Croft Lodge
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- NY36760361
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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