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Gaythorne Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Asby, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.5136 / 54°30'48"N

Longitude: -2.5427 / 2°32'33"W

OS Eastings: 364961

OS Northings: 513278

OS Grid: NY649132

Mapcode National: GBR BJP7.9S

Mapcode Global: WH934.XTC5

Entry Name: Gaythorne Hall

Listing Date: 6 February 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137181

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73255

Location: Asby, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Asby

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Asby St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 64960 13280 ASBY


10/16 Gaythorne Hall
6.2.68
11*

Large house, C16 with C18 remodelling to rear. Coursed rubble with quoins.
Graduated slate roof to each pile and wing with central stepped and corniced
stone chimney stack running parallel to ridges. Symmetrical double-pile plan
with projecting stair wings. Tall 2-storey, 5-bay front with cellars and
attic. Steps up to central full-height gabled porch with enriched rectangular
frame to semicircular head of outer opening (keystone has Bellingham coat of
arms); internally, bench to left and offset panelled door with figure of mermaid
above. Upper storey of porch has 4-light front window with 2-light returns.
Three 3-light windows to each floor (2 to left, one to right); 2 similar windows
to each gable wall (one to each floor with 3-light mullioned attic window to
north). All these windows are mullioned and transomed; all original windows
have hoodmoulds (continuous over 1st floor). 2-light mullioned windows to stair
wings (some blocked); south wing has wooden framed attic opening just below
eaves with decorative rainwater head adjacent ("I.G. 1702"). 3-storey rear pile
has a small porch and a number of sashes with glazing bars to ground and 1st
floors; barn doors to attic above (wooden crane internally). A number of
moulded fireplaces survive; ground floor front room (south) contains remains of
vine-leaf plaster frieze. See R.C.H.M. for plan and further details.


Listing NGR: NY6496113278

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