TEMPEST TOWER FARMHOUSE AND FOLLY TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1031807

Date first listed: 19-Sep-1984

Statutory Address: FOLLY TOWER

Statutory Address: TEMPEST TOWER FARMHOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FOLLY TOWER

Statutory Address: TEMPEST TOWER FARMHOUSE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle (District Authority)

Parish: Orton

National Grid Reference: NY 34874 55233

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History

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Details

NY 35 NW 5/180

ORTON Little Orton Tempest Tower Farmhouse and Folly Tower II Farmhouse and Folly tower. Mid C19 house with tower dated 1875 and inscription TEMPEST TOWER, ..... RUTH SIBSON, further weathered inscription panel to rear. House of Flemish bond brickwork with pale stretchers; rusticated stone quoins. Welsh slate roof, yellow brick chimney stacks. Tower of red and calciferous mixed sandstone ashlar, brick to rear and cement rendered sides; roof hidden by battlemented parapet. 2-storey, 3-bay house with set-back extension to right of 2 storeys, 2 bays; 4-storey tower. 4-panel door with radial fanlight in round-headed brick arch with Ionic columns in antis. 2-pane sash windows with flat brick arches and stone sills. Extension has one C20 window; other sash windows with glazing bars. Tower has large round entrance to farmyard with Ionic columns in antis. Round-headed narrow windows on each floor, smaller flanking stair windows. Adjoining outbuildings are of no interest.

Listing NGR: NY3487455233

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 78367

Legacy System: LBS

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