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Crown and Mitre, Bampton Grange
Crown and Mitre
locality:-   Bampton Grange
civil parish:-   Bampton (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   inn
coordinates:-   NY52181806
1Km square:-   NY5218
10Km square:-   NY51

BNK35.jpg (taken 23.3.2007)  
BNK34.jpg (taken 23.3.2007)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 13 8) 
placename:-  Crown and Mitre Inn
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

evidence:-   descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834) 
source data:-   Guide book, A Concise Description of the English Lakes, the mountains in their vicinity, and the roads by which they may be visited, with remarks on the mineralogy and geology of the district, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823; published 1823-49, latterly as the Descriptive Guide to the English Lakes.
image OT01P028, button  goto source
Page 28:-  "..."
"There is a public house at Mardale Green, ... and two at Bampton Grange, a distance of two miles from its [Hawes Water's] foot."
image OT01P116, button  goto source
Page 116:-  "... return to the Grange for refreshment. At this place there are two public-houses; but not being often visited by strangers, they are not well fitted up for their entertainment. ..."

evidence:-   database:- Listed Buildings 2010
placename:-  Crown and Mitre Inn
source data:-  
courtesy of English Heritage
source data:-  
courtesy of English Heritage
"Public house. Late C18 or early C19. Painted rendered walls, on chamfered plinth. Graduated greenslate roof with banded limestone chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 3 bays with rear right-angle 2-storey, 2-bay extension. Central panelled doors and radial fanlight within prostyle Ionic porch with spear-headed railed balcony above. Replaced sash windows with glazing bars and French windows onto balcony, all in original painted stone surrounds. Extension has sash windows in painted stone surrounds."

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