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Hincaster Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hincaster, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2568 / 54°15'24"N

Longitude: -2.7592 / 2°45'33"W

OS Eastings: 350636

OS Northings: 484838

OS Grid: SD506848

Mapcode National: GBR 9M56.FT

Mapcode Global: WH838.L89H

Entry Name: Hincaster Hall

Listing Date: 21 November 1952

Last Amended: 19 July 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086572

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76438

Location: Hincaster, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA7

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Hincaster

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Heversham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 58 SW HINCASTER

3/2 Hincaster Hall
(formerly listed as
21.11.52
Hincaster Hall with
G.V. II* outbuildings)

Farmhouse. Late C16 with later alterations and C18 extension at lower level to
right. Stone rubble; graduated greenslate roof; stone ridge. 2 end chimneys to
original part: left with single round shaft, right with paired round shafts;
single end chimney to extension; chimney with round shaft to rear. T-plan. 2
storeys plus rooflit attics. 3 windows, irregular, of 3 or 4 lights with
chamfered stone mullions and surrounds under hood moulds with labels. C19 iron
framed casements. Off-centre stone gabled porch with ball finial, heavy studded
oak board door with strap hinges in timber frame. Extension has central
6-panelled door with iron "H" hinges under segmental arched head with stone
voussoirs; C19 casements to either side and small casement to far left; 3 C19
casements over Interior has, to ground floor: chamfered beams; 2 original
fireplaces in living room,one with wide arched opening with stone voussoirs; the
other smaller, has flat stone lintel with segmental arch cut into face; remains
of repositioned C17 panelling with added plaque with initials and date AM.
1660
Fragments of plaster frieze. Upper floor: 2 fireplaces with stone surrounds,
one with 2 round-headed arches cut into face and decorative carved stop, the
other with chamfered, square design cut into face; small oak newel stair to
attics; C17 panelling; 2 powder rooms with panelled doors. Roof of original
part 5-bays: steeply pitched principals with collars pegged at ridge, ridge
piece -and 2 levels of purlins.


Listing NGR: SD5063684838

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