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placename:- Swan Hotel
locality:- Newby Bridge
parish Staveley-in-Cartmel parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
inn
coordinates:- SD36948637
10Km square:- SD38

1Km square SD3686

photograph

Swan Hotel -- Newby Bridge -- Staveley-in-Cartmel -- Cumbria / -- Innsigns above the door, a swan, but also a bunch of grapes. -- 5.8.2005
photograph

Swan Hotel -- Newby Bridge -- Staveley-in-Cartmel -- Cumbria / -- 5.8.2005

old print:- Heaton Cooper 1905 (edn 1908)

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Print, colour halftone, Swan Inn, Newby Bridge, Staveley-in-Cartmel, Lancashire, from a watercolour painting by Alfred Heaton Cooper, published by Adam and Charles Black, London, 2nd edn 1908.
Opposite p.12 of The English Lakes, painted by Alfred Heaton Cooper, described by William T Palmer.
printed at tissue opposite the print:-
SWAN INN, NEWBY BRIDGE, WINDERMERE
printed at signed lower left:-
[A HEATON COOPER]

placename:- Swan Inn
date:- 1905
period:- 1900s

old map:- Prior 1874 map 1

Map, Winander Mere, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1874.
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Swan Inn
block; inn

placename:- Swan Inn
date:- 1874
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

advertisement:- 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.
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placename:- Swan Hotel
person:- innkeeper : White, T
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

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 18:-
...
The Swan Inn at Newby Bridge is exceedingly comfortable; and the charges are very moderate. The stranger will have to come again, on his way to Furness, at all events, and perhaps in some trip to Hawkshead; or when making the circuit of the lake by land. Now, he merely calls for lunch or tea, during the stopping of the steamer; and then he is off again, up the lake. ...
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
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Swan Inn
block, building

placename:- Swan Inn
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

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

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 6:-
...
At Newby Bridge, on the foot of the lake, is a small inn, where boats and post-horses may be had; ...
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 653-654
INNS, ... Newby Bridge, Swan. ...

placename:- Swan
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
SWAN HOTEL / / / COLTON / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 421452 / SD3694186388
courtesy of English Heritage
Hotel. Late C18 or early C19. Roughcast stone with slate roofs. 3 storeys with attic, 5 bays, with 2-storey wing of 5 bays to left and sympathetically designed C20 wing to right. 1st bay projects under pediment and has 1st floor sill band. Windows have paired sashes, most with glazing bars, but 5 have single glazing bars. 1st bay has large segmental-headed window to 1st and 2nd floors, with small-paned glazing. Gabled dormers have slate hung cheeks and sashed windows with glazing bars; 1st bay has 2 dormers to each return. Entrance between 3rd and 4th bays has C20 porch of plastic Doric columns, frieze and cornice, supporting model of swan. Entrance to left of window to 1st bay has flat canopy on curly brackets, similar canopy over entrance, now window to right of window. 5-bay wing projects to left. Irregularly placed windows are sashed with vertical glazing bars, some to ground-floor segmental headed. Projecting gable-end stack, sashed window with glazing bars to right return. Rear has sashed windows with glazing bars and later extensions. 3 cross-axial stacks and one gable-end stack. Originally a posting house, the hotel has group value with Newby Bridge (q.v.).

placename:- Swan Hotel
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- SD36948638
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

old print:- Garnett 1850s-60s F

Set of prints, engravings, Views of the English Lakes or Views in the English Lake District, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s?
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Newby Bridge, Lancashire, engraved by William Banks and Son, Edinburgh, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s?
Found with Views of the English Lakes.
The view is from the south showing the River Leven, and the bottom of Windermere, as well as the bridge and Swan Hotel.
printed at bottom:-
W. Banks & Son, Edinr. / NEWBY BRIDGE.
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late

old advertisement:- Atkinson 1847 (5th edn 1850)

Guide book, Handbook to the English Lakes, published by Thomas Atkinson, Kendal, Westmorland, 1847; published 1847-53.
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Advertisement for T White at the Swan Hotel, Newby Bridge, Lancashire, 1850.
At the end of a Handbook to the English Lakes, 5th edn.

placename:- Swan Hotel
person:- innkeeper : White, T
date:- 1850
period:- 19th century, late

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