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Dee Side House

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Dee Side House

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Dee Side House

Historical Environment Record No: MYD34709

Parish: Dent

OS Grid Reference: SD773851

Dale: Cumbria

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Built by John Elam in the early 19th century in ‘cottage ornée’ style. It was used by the Bentinck family as a shooting lodge. The house is built of coursed sandstone rubble, part rendered and all painted white. It has a graduated stone slate roof. For many years it was used as a Youth Hostel, but it is now back in private ownership.


From Dent Station travel about 1/2 mile south to junction with main Dentdale road. Turn left, the house is on right side of road after another 1 1/2 miles.

Public Transport Details

Nearest town/village: Dent Station. Call Traveline on 0870 608 2 608 to plan your journey. After the welcome message key in 874 for Cumbria information.


Viewable from roadside.

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