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Salkeld Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hunsonby, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.7182 / 54°43'5"N

Longitude: -2.6766 / 2°40'35"W

OS Eastings: 356514

OS Northings: 536124

OS Grid: NY565361

Mapcode National: GBR 9FRW.BF

Mapcode Global: WH80Z.VNMS

Plus Code: 9C6VP89F+79

Entry Name: Salkeld Hall

Listing Date: 27 December 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083594

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74279

Location: Hunsonby, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Hunsonby

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Addingham St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

Tagged with: English country house

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Country house. Late C16 incorporating earlier walls with C17 additions;c.1790
facade for the Lacy family; 1836 and 1870s additions. Coursed red sandstone
rubble, the older parts with rebuilt flush quoins, the Georgian parts with
V-jointed sandstone quoins and eaves cornice, on chamfered plinth. Graduated
greenslate roofs with banded red sandstone chimney stacks. Georgian front
2 storeys, 5 bays with flanking single-storey, 2-bay wings. Behind the wings:
at left the earliest part of the house, probably C14, 3 storeys, 2 bays at
right-angles to front and with rear C18 single-bay extension. Behind the right
wing is a right-angled part of the C16 extension of 3 storeys, 3 bays. Behind
the front as part of its double span is the C16 house of 3 storeys, 4 bays.
Facade has central doorway, with stone architrave under pediment.now holding a
casement window with intersecting-glazing-bar head. Sash windows with glazing
bars in raised sandstone surrounds. Similar windows in wings. Right
round-headed C19 doorway on left return. Old wall large sandstone blocks with
one small medieval window, otherwise double and single sashes with glazing
bars. On right return C20 sliding glass French window. Older part of wall,
with rebuilt quoins, has 2-light chamfered stone-mullioned windows under
hoodmoulds, those on first floor transomed. Right ground-floor window a blocked
doorway, and left window enlarged, but both in keeping with the other windows.
Rear has right projecting late C18 pedimented extension with round-headed
windows and Venetian end windows. Central projecting battlemented 2-storey C19
porch with panelled door. Most of the original 2- and 3-light stone-mullioned
windows have been blocked but appear to be late C16; 2 small chamfered-surround
windows of the same date on 2nd floor. Single and double sash windows, all with
glazing bars. Right doorway within gabled stone porch. Interior was
extensively altered in 1790s. Panelled doors and plaster ceilings with moulded
cornices. Panelled shutters to each window. Internally divided into a number
of holiday flats. See Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological
Society, new series, lvi, p,167.

Listing NGR: NY5651436124

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