Arnside Tower, Arnside - South Lakeland

Fortified tower house, probably C15. Burnt 1602, repaired probably mid C17. One wall has completely collapsed and there are cracks in some lintels. A sustainable management solution is required for the site.

Arnside Tower, Arnside - South Lakeland
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Arnside Tower
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1007142
  • Local Planning Authority: South Lakeland
  • Site Type: Domestic > Fortified house


  • Building Name: Arnside Tower
  • County: Cumbria
  • District / Borough: South Lakeland
  • Parish: Arnside
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Westmorland and Lonsdale
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Private, multiple owners
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number(s): 1007142 and 1312275