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HARDRIGG HALL FARMHOUSE, WITH TOWER, BARN AND STABLES ADJOINING

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: HARDRIGG HALL FARMHOUSE, WITH TOWER, BARN AND STABLES ADJOINING

List entry Number: 1145449

Location

HARDRIGG HALL FARMHOUSE, WITH TOWER, BARN AND STABLES ADJOINING

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

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Skelton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Dec-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Oct-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 73944

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History

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Details

NY 43 NW SKELTON ELLONBY

9/215 Hardrigg Hall Farmhouse, with 27.12.67 tower, barn and stables adjoining (formerly listed as Tower at Hardrigg Hall)

II

Farmhouse and ruined fortified tower with adjoining barn and stables. C14 tower for the Southaik family with C19 farmhouse and barn/stables. Tower has extremely thick walls of large blocks of pink and grey sandstone; without roof. House has similar sandstone rubble walls, partly of reused stone from the ruined tower, under graduated greenslate roof with banded sandstone chimney stacks. Barn/stables have similar walls and roof. 2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse with left former 3-storey tower and lower right 3-bay barn; further rear right-angled extension, partly domestic and partly stable/barn, forming overall L-shape. The tower has the partial remains of 3 walls, the only visible external features being a staircase loop and a small upper-floor medieval window in the right return wall. Farmhouse has central C20 door in C19 gabled stone porch. Sash windows in raised stone surrounds. Right barn has central partly-blocked doorway and loft doorway with flanking ground-floor casement windows. Extension has sash and casement windows in raised stone surrounds, the left return wall with external stone steps to loft doorway. Exposed interior of tower has the remains of vaulted basement. Angle newel staircase has shouldered-arched doorway in basement, external round-arched doorway (now blocked by gable wall of farmhouse) and 2 further round-arched doorways above. Medieval fireplaces on 2 levels and remains of 3 splayed windows in each wall. Tower a stable ruin. See Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, new series, xxxi, pp.78-9.

Listing NGR: NY4248836183

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society' in Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, , Vol. 31, (), 78-9

National Grid Reference: NY 42488 36183

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