ISEL HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1137970
Date first listed:
03-Mar-1967
Statutory Address:
ISEL HALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
ISEL HALL

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
Allerdale (District Authority)
Parish:
Blindcrake
National Park:
LAKE DISTRICT
National Grid Reference:
NY1585533683

Details

BLINDCRAKE ISEL NY 13 SE 6/20 Isel Hall G.V. I 3-3-67

Tower house and hall wing. Late C14 or early C15 with late C15 hall and C16 extension with C19 alterations. Tower of extremely thick calciferous sandstone rubble walls with flush quoins, under battlemented parapet; gabled greenslate roof within parapets. Hall and wing of mixed calciferous and red sandstone walls, under graduated greenslate roof with C19 yellow brick chimney stacks. Rectangular tower of vaulted basement and 3 storeys over. Hall adjoins north angle of tower almost at right-angles: 2 storeys, 5 bays with 3-storey, 6-bay extension under common roof. Tower has some original loops but mostly irregular 2-light C16 windows under hoodmoulds. Hall and extension have 2- and 3-light Tudor windows and doorway, the parapet with shaped finials. Rear has irregular Tudor doorways and windows. The rear wall of the hall has 2 buttresses. Interior of tower has newel and straight stairs in thickness of walls. Garderobe chamber. Interior of hall has Tudor panelling with traces of contemporary painting. See Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society new series, xi, pp122-8.

Listing NGR: NY1585533683

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
72545
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society' in Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, , Vol. 11, (), 122-8

Legal

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

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