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Medieval Tower Incorporated into Irton Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Irton with Santon, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3928 / 54°23'34"N

Longitude: -3.3801 / 3°22'48"W

OS Eastings: 310486

OS Northings: 500579

OS Grid: NY104005

Mapcode National: GBR 4KVN.02

Mapcode Global: WH712.1VP8

Entry Name: Medieval Tower Incorporated into Irton Hall

Listing Date: 21 January 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067822

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76243

Location: Irton with Santon, Copeland, Cumbria, CA19

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland

Civil Parish: Irton with Santon

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Irton St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 10 SW (INSET) IRTON WITH SANTON


14/45 (INSET) Medieval Tower
incorporated into
Irton Hall

G.V. II*

Fortified tower-house; C14, probably for Adam de Yrton. Now incorporated into
school (empty at time of survey, July 1984). Granite random rubble with carved
sandstone detailing; overhanging embattled parapet (C18 renewal?) carried on
cavetto eaves moulding. Hipped, lead roof. 2 storeys, with attic and basement,
2 irregular bays. Assorted fenestration, some original with carved labels and
cusped heads, some late C19. Interior has segmentally-vaulted basement and
full-height newel stair. Main entrance now knocked through from school.


Listing NGR: NY1048600579

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