HARDRIGG HALL FARMHOUSE, WITH TOWER, BARN AND STABLES ADJOINING

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1145449

Date first listed: 27-Dec-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Oct-1986

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

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Location

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

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

County: Cumbria

District: Eden (District Authority)

Parish: Skelton

National Grid Reference: NY 42488 36183

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 73944

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. 31, (), 78-9

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