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ORTHWAITE HALL AND ADJOINING BARN

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: ORTHWAITE HALL AND ADJOINING BARN

List entry Number: 1144419

Location

ORTHWAITE HALL AND ADJOINING BARN

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

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ireby and Uldale

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Apr-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 72434

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History

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Details

NY 23 SE IREBY Orthwaite

16/126 Orthwaite Hall and adjoining barn 11.4.67 II*

Farmhouse and former house now barn. Probably late C16 or early C17 with new house dated and inscribed on coat-of-arms panel over barn doorway: C.R.1675 (Christopher Richmond, arms Richmond of Highhead impaling Hudleston of Hutton John). Painted mixed slate and limestone rubble under graduated greenslate roof with stone chimney stacks. Barn has roughcast walls under graduated greenslate roof partly replaced with corrugated asbestos. 2 storeys, 6 bays with right-angled barn to left, of common roof line. C20 panelled door in stone architrave under segmental pediment. 2-light stone-mullioned windows with C19 leaded casements, in architraves under pulvinated frieze and cornice. Barn has blocked original house windows now covered by roughcast. Central doorway with chamfered alternate-block surround under keyed lintel. Plank loft door and all other openings are C19 and C20. Rear extensions are partly C17 and C19; that to right has a 2-light window with stone mullion removed and a C19 round-headed staircase window to left. Belonged to the Simpson family in early C17 until purchased by the Richmonds. Bought by Browne family in the early C18 and remained theirs until 1894. See Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, new series, lxix, pp221-239; lxx, pp146-160.

Listing NGR: NY2527234183

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society' in Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, (), 221-239
'Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society' in Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, (), 146-160

National Grid Reference: NY 25272 34183

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