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Latitude: 54.9422 / 54°56'32"N
Longitude: -2.734 / 2°44'2"W
OS Eastings: 353074
OS Northings: 561089
OS Grid: NY530610
Mapcode National: GBR 9CB9.W4
Mapcode Global: WH7ZZ.Z17J
Entry Name: Moot Hall
Listing Date: 1 April 1957
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1137330
English Heritage Legacy ID: 77849
Location: Brampton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8
Civil Parish: Brampton
Built-Up Area: Brampton
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Brampton St Martin
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 5361 BRAMPTON MARKET PLACE
BRAMPTON (Centre of)
16/52 Moot Hall
Moot Hall. 1817, replacing C17 Town Hall, for the Earl of Carlisle: given to
the Parish Council 1896 and extended on ground floor. Extension of dressed red
sandstone, with stucco and painted quoins above, green slate roof with lead
hips; wooden tower with lead cupola. Octagonal building, originally open on the
ground floor for butter, egg and poultry market. 2 storeys, 3 bays, with single
storey extension. Ground floor has round headed porch, flanked by small niches,
under external staircase to upper floor meeting chamber, now Tourist Office.
Large round headed windows with glazing bars to extension. Upper floor has
pointed head entrance and windows, plank door with radial fanlight and glazing
bar sashes with square and shaped heads. Tower has engaged angle columns and
clock, surmounted by latticed cupola containing market bell and weather vane.
Bench mark left of entrance: iron stocks to right. Stairs to right have bronze
wall plaque to Robert Burn, local poet, died 1902. Bull ring set in cobbles to
west of entrance.
Listing NGR: NY5310661096
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