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Cardew Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Dalston, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.8393 / 54°50'21"N

Longitude: -3.0141 / 3°0'50"W

OS Eastings: 334969

OS Northings: 549859

OS Grid: NY349498

Mapcode National: GBR 7DDH.81

Mapcode Global: WH807.NMYG

Entry Name: Cardew Hall

Listing Date: 19 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055827

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78304

Location: Dalston, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA5

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Dalston

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Dalston St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


Cardew Hall


Farmhouse. Probably early C16 and C17, with C18 and C19 additions and
alterations. Large coursed red sandstone on squared plinth: thick walls. C20
tiled roof with coped gable and kneeler at right. Large square chimney at right
gable, ashlar stack to left. Two storeys. Original C16 house of 3 bays, C17
extension 2. Two-bay C18 wing at right-angles. Large C19 sandstone porch with
hipped Welsh slate roof and side plank door. Windows varied: 2 original with
chamfered surround (1 blocked), 2 stone-mullioned (also blocked) and C18 and
later sashes and casements. In C17 part a 4-panel door in carved pilastered
surround. Rear elevation shows a left projection to original house with remains
of stair-turret in angle. Central projecting chimney breast with corbelled
recess to allow light to a stone-mullioned window, one of 4, 2 now blocked.
Other windows C18, C19 and C20. Ancestral house of the Denton family and
birthplace of John Denton (c1561-1617), first historian of Cumberland. Sold to
Sir John Lowther in 1686. Birthplace of the poetess Susanna Blamire (1747-94).

Listing NGR: NY3496949859

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