Orton Park / Hylton Castle

Date:
20 Jun 2002
Location:
Orton Park, Orton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA5 6JU
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Hylton Castle, Orton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA5 6JU
Reference:
IOE01/07820/11
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

NY 35 SE ORTON

8/175 Orton Park

II

House now County Council Home, originally named Hylton Castle. 1830's for Sir Wastel Brisco, who built it for his son Hylton Brisco; mid C19 extension.

Stucco on chamfered plinth with angle pilasters, string course and central parapet. Welsh slate roof with coped gables; ashlar chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 7 bays, with lower extension of 2 storeys, 5 bays. 6-panel door in painted stone architrave; pilaster and entablature doorcase. Ionic porch with fluted columns. Sash windows with glazing bars, painted stone sills. Extension: sash windows with glazing bars, painted stone sills. End wall right is slate hung.

Rear: full height pilasters between each window; heavily modillioned and dentilled eaves cornice. Interior: early C19 hall ceiling of moulded plaster; cantilever stone staircase of square plan with wrought-iron decorative balusters and wood handrail. Principal ground floor room has similar moulded plaster ceiling.

Listing NGR: NY3548453174

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1855 IOE Records taken by James Sinclair; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr James Sinclair. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Sinclair, James

Rights Holder: Sinclair, James

Keywords

Ashlar, Stone, Stucco, Welsh Slate, Georgian House, Victorian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Nursing Home, Health And Welfare, Residential Building