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Gosforth Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Gosforth, Cumbria

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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

Plus Code: 9C6RCH99+W3

Entry Name: Gosforth Hall

Listing Date: 9 March 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086661

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76225

Location: Gosforth, Copeland, Cumbria, CA20

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland

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

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27/27 Gosforth Hall

G.V. II*

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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