MEDIEVAL TOWER INCORPORATED INTO IRTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1067822

Date first listed: 21-Jan-1985

Statutory Address: MEDIEVAL TOWER INCORPORATED INTO IRTON HALL

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Location

Statutory Address: MEDIEVAL TOWER INCORPORATED INTO IRTON HALL

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

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland (District Authority)

Parish: Irton with Santon

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

National Grid Reference: NY 10486 00579

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History

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Details

NY 10 SW (INSET) IRTON WITH SANTON

14/45 (INSET) Medieval Tower incorporated into Irton Hall

G.V. II*

Fortified tower-house; C14, probably for Adam de Yrton. Now incorporated into school (empty at time of survey, July 1984). Granite random rubble with carved sandstone detailing; overhanging embattled parapet (C18 renewal?) carried on cavetto eaves moulding. Hipped, lead roof. 2 storeys, with attic and basement, 2 irregular bays. Assorted fenestration, some original with carved labels and cusped heads, some late C19. Interior has segmentally-vaulted basement and full-height newel stair. Main entrance now knocked through from school.

Listing NGR: NY1048600579

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 76243

Legacy System: LBS

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