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Latitude: 54.4198 / 54°25'11"N
Longitude: -3.4323 / 3°25'56"W
OS Eastings: 307158
OS Northings: 503653
OS Grid: NY071036
Mapcode National: GBR 4KGB.QD
Mapcode Global: WH711.75TJ
Entry Name: Gosforth Hall
Listing Date: 9 March 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1086661
English Heritage Legacy ID: 76225
Location: Gosforth, Copeland, Cumbria, CA20
Civil Parish: Gosforth
Built-Up Area: Gosforth
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Gosforth St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
SD 0603/0703 (PART) GOSFORTH GOSFORTH
27/27 Gosforth Hall
Large house; c1658 (date, with initials R.C., on lintel re-used in barn) for
Robert and Isabel Copley. Altered/extended c1673 (date over fireplace). Partly
demolished with remainder remodelled at later date. Wet-dashed rubble.
Graduated slate roofs with stone ridges. Originally U-shaped plan, west wing
since demolished. 2 storeys with attic. East elevation is mostly intact: 3
bays with central gabled porch; glazed inner door in chamfered surround.
Windows to ground and 1st floors all originally 2- and 3-lights, mullioned and
transomed, under hoodmoulds; ground floor left partly blocked, right hand
windows now paired sashes. Original small, multi-light attic windows under
eaves. Similar original windows, some blocked or replaced by sashes, to rear of
main block. Front of main block retains original attic windows, and continuous
hoodmoulds to ground and 1st floors, but other doors and windows have been
replaced. Moulded copings, and ball finials to roof apex and kneelers; corniced
stone mid chimneys. Interior: East wing, ground floor front, retains chamfered
fireplace with decorative, dated, plaster overmanetel;large chamfered,
segment-headed fireplace in rear room. Wide full-height newel stair in
projecting wing at rear. Total of 6 upper-cruck trusses to roof. Single-storey
block adjoining rear of east wing not of interest.
Listing NGR: NY0715903654
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