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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1055827



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

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Dalston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Sep-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 78304

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9/119 Cardew Hall


Farmhouse. Probably early C16 and C17, with C18 and C19 additions and alterations. Large coursed red sandstone on squared plinth: thick walls. C20 tiled roof with coped gable and kneeler at right. Large square chimney at right gable, ashlar stack to left. Two storeys. Original C16 house of 3 bays, C17 extension 2. Two-bay C18 wing at right-angles. Large C19 sandstone porch with hipped Welsh slate roof and side plank door. Windows varied: 2 original with chamfered surround (1 blocked), 2 stone-mullioned (also blocked) and C18 and later sashes and casements. In C17 part a 4-panel door in carved pilastered surround. Rear elevation shows a left projection to original house with remains of stair-turret in angle. Central projecting chimney breast with corbelled recess to allow light to a stone-mullioned window, one of 4, 2 now blocked. Other windows C18, C19 and C20. Ancestral house of the Denton family and birthplace of John Denton (c1561-1617), first historian of Cumberland. Sold to Sir John Lowther in 1686. Birthplace of the poetess Susanna Blamire (1747-94).

Listing NGR: NY3496949859

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National Grid Reference: NY3496949859


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