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CONISTON HALL

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.

Name: CONISTON HALL

List entry Number: 1119652

Location

CONISTON HALL

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

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Coniston

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 18-May-1953

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 76807

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Details

CONISTON

HAWS BANK

18.5.53 SD 39 NW 5/82

Coniston Hall

II*

Large house, now part farmhouse, part used by sailing club, part ruined. Late C16, but south-west wing possibly earlier. Stone rubble with slate roof. T-plan with ruins of wing adjoining north-east angle. Entrance facade of 4 bays with gable end of ruined wing to left, the 4th bay projects under gable with re-entrant 2-storey porch under lean-to roof. Windows mostly have wooden chamfered-mullioned frames. Earth ramp with stone retaining walls to 2nd bay dates from C18 conversion to barn. Ground floor has 4-light window to 1st bay; casement to 3rd bay and 4th-bay casement with iron opening lights. 1st floor has 5- and 4-light mullioned windows with transoms flanking inserted barn entrance; 4th bay has 4-light transomed window. Entrance in re-entrant porch with 2-light window. Blocked 3-light attic window. Ruined wing has footings of walls; gable-end has ground floor fireplace with bressummer and 1st floor fireplace with 4-centred head; blocked entrances to 3 floors to right. In thickness of wall to left a garderobe with seat, now exposed. Right return has projecting lateral stack with round shaft on square base; windows with small-paned casements. Rear has gable-end and lateral stacks, as above. Ground floor 2-light windows; 1st floor has 2-light window to 1st, gabled, bay and 2-light window in deep recess to left of stack; end 2 bays have 4- and 5-light transomed windows. Left return has projecting stair turret in angle, with 2-light windows; gable-end stacks, that to ruined wing truncated. Interior: ground floor has stopped chamfered beams; 4-centred arch to fireplace; spiral stair has oak treads on stone; 1st floor has arch-braced collar trusses, one originally with partitions; deeply moulded architraves to panelling at upper end, late C16; 2 fireplaces with 4-centred heads. Farmhouse has plank and muntin partitions and panelled door possibly from screens. Property of The National Trust.

Listing NGR: SD3044596345

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National Grid Reference: SD3044596345

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