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Latitude: 54.6083 / 54°36'29"N
Longitude: -2.7502 / 2°45'0"W
OS Eastings: 351640
OS Northings: 523940
OS Grid: NY516239
Mapcode National: GBR 9H74.DT
Mapcode Global: WH81J.QFKK
Entry Name: Askham Hall
Listing Date: 6 February 1968
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119606
English Heritage Legacy ID: 74411
Location: Askham, Eden, Cumbria, CA10
Civil Parish: Askham
Traditional County: Westmorland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Askham with Lowther
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
Large house. Pele tower forming south wing C14 with alterations c. 1700, north
wing C14, hall between C16. Kitchen wing C16 incorporating medieval part to
north end and north range of c. 1700. Service ranges to north and west of
courtyard to west of house C16, date stone records Thomas and Anne Sandford 1574.
Some C20 alterations to east side and to west side of kitchen wing. 3-storey
south wing has 5-bay south elevation; embattled parapet with angle turrets.
Windows have recessed flat-arched cross-mullions, 2-light windows to 2nd floor.
Central entrance has architrave and rusticated surround, pulvinated frieze and
broken segmental pediment, consoled key. Blocked trefoil-headed window to west
elevation, garderobe loops to north-east angle. Hall range has gabled porch to
west with C20 extension to south, and hall window of 5 elliptical-headed lights;
east elevation has 2-bay C20 extension and 3-light window. North wing has
single storey elevation with hipped roof and 5-light C20 window. Kitchen range
has 2-bay C20 extension to west and varied fenestration to east including
3-light C20 window and early C18 1st floor windows with flat-faced mullions.
North range has sashed windows with glazing bars. 1st floor connection to north
service range, converted to cottage 1930s with many inserted windows. West
range has segmental-arched through passage; west elevation has cable-moulded
head and stops and datestone with armorial bearing over; lateral stack. Varied
INTERIOR not inspected, permission refused.
For fuller description see: RCHM Inventory: Westmorland and notes.
Listing NGR: NY5164023940
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