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Barrow-in-Furness (District Authority)
Dalton Town with Newton
National Grid Reference:
SD 23576 75980



SD27NW TYTUP 708-1/1/250 Tytup Hall 25/02/50 (Formerly Listed as: DALTON ROAD, Ireleth Tytup Hall)


Small country house. c1710 with early C19 side-wing. For William Matson. Roughcast over stone, graduated slate roof. 2 storeys with cellar and attic, 5 bays; 2-storey, 3-bay side wing set back on left. Chamfered quoins. Central doorway has nosed steps and iron railings with curved handrails; 6-panel door with integral, 6-pane overlight in eared architrave with rosette and segmental pediment. 18-pane sashes in raised ashlar surrounds moulded on their inner edges: 1st-floor sashes of older appearance with thick glazing bars. Shaped kneelers with ball finials; ashlar gable copings; truncated end stacks. Wing on left: sashes with glazing bars to each floor; small end stack on left and tall stack adjoining the main house. Rear: nine 18-pane sashes, 2 of which form stair windows and interrupt a 1st-floor band. INTERIOR: entrance hall has fluted Corinthian pilasters and modillioned cornice. Archivolt through to stair hall: 8-panel doors; staircase with oak treads, panelled dado, wreathed and ramped handrail. Front-right room: modillioned cornice to 2-panel ceiling; niches flank C20 arch through to rear room. Front-left has fielded-panel shutters on H/L hinges. Closet near stairs has fitted cupboard with round-arched doors, fluted pilasters and dentilled cornice. 1st floor: front-right room panelled and with Corinthian pilasters and enriched cornice. Front-left room has false doorway, fireplace flanked by Ionic pilasters, dentilled cornice. Rear-right room: original painted overmantel depicting rural scene with man on horseback and 2 attenders on the approach to a bridge. Back stairs: square and rectangular newels, turned balusters. Described as a new house in an agreement of 1713 (Melville). Later the home of Father Thomas West, a Jesuit and author of 'The Antiquities of Furness' 1774 and 'A Guide to the Lakes' 1778, the former written at Tytup (Holt). (Trans Cumberland & Westmoreland Antiquarian & Archaeological Soc: Melville J: The Chronological Record of Tytup Hall: A re-appraisal: Kendal: 1975-: 258-261).

Listing NGR: SD2357675980


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'Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society' in Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, (1975), 258-261


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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