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placename:- Alston House
locality:- Alston
parish Alston Moor parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY71724639
10Km square:- NY74
References Listed Buildings 2010

1Km square NY7146


Alston House -- Alston -- Alston Moor -- Cumbria / -- 28.9.2012

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
HILLCREST HOTEL / / A686 / ALSTON MOOR / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 73073 / NY7172646387
courtesy of English Heritage
Hotel, mid C18 with later alterations. 1775 plan of Alston shows that building originally had end wings projecting on west side; probably taken down when road was widened in C19. Central section intact. Ashlar with chamfered plinth. Blocking to ends, coursed squared rubble with quoins. C20 artificial slate roof with corniced stone chimneys; stone coping with kneelers to north end. 2 storeys and attic; 8 bays overall. All sashes with attic windows smaller. Entrance through C20 flat-roofed porch to right-hand bay of central block; stepped buttress to right. Late C19 canted bay on extreme right has single pointed window to each side. Single-storey additions to north and south ends not included.

placename:- Hillcrest Hotel
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY71724638
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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