This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
NY 70 NE WHARTON Wharton Hall
6/85 6.2.68 I
Large house of courtyard plan. In building between late C14 and C17. Coursed rubble with quoins. Welsh slate roofs with projecting stone chimneys.
Crenelation to main (north-east) building. Various multi-light windows with square heads, hoodmoulds and stone mullions. Substantial remains of Great Hall and kitchen.
Gatehouse virtually intact although lacking roof and floors. Wharton coat of arms on the exterior. See R.C.H.M. for detailed description. For C17 description and plan, see M.S. D/D&C/Machell III p.202 in Carlisle Record office. (From 6 vols of notes towards a history of Cumberland & Westmorland by the Reverend Thomas Machell in the Dean & Chapter Library, Carlisle).
Listing NGR: NY7709306169
© Mr R. Ian Campbell. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Campbell, R. Ian
Rights Holder: Campbell, R. Ian
Rubble, Welsh Slate, Medieval House, Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Courtyard, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces
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