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Isel Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Blindcrake, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6911 / 54°41'28"N

Longitude: -3.3069 / 3°18'24"W

OS Eastings: 315855

OS Northings: 533683

OS Grid: NY158336

Mapcode National: GBR 5GB6.V4

Mapcode Global: WH6ZR.5CJ1

Entry Name: Isel Hall

Listing Date: 3 March 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137970

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72545

Location: Blindcrake, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA13

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Blindcrake

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Binsey Team

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 13 SE
6/20 Isel Hall
G.V. I

Tower house and hall wing. Late C14 or early C15 with late C15 hall and C16
extension with C19 alterations. Tower of extremely thick calciferous sandstone
rubble walls with flush quoins, under battlemented parapet; gabled greenslate
roof within parapets. Hall and wing of mixed calciferous and red sandstone
walls, under graduated greenslate roof with C19 yellow brick chimney stacks.
Rectangular tower of vaulted basement and 3 storeys over. Hall adjoins north
angle of tower almost at right-angles: 2 storeys, 5 bays with 3-storey, 6-bay
extension under common roof. Tower has some original loops but mostly irregular
2-light C16 windows under hoodmoulds. Hall and extension have 2- and 3-light
Tudor windows and doorway, the parapet with shaped finials. Rear has irregular
Tudor doorways and windows. The rear wall of the hall has 2 buttresses.
Interior of tower has newel and straight stairs in thickness of walls.
Garderobe chamber. Interior of hall has Tudor panelling with traces of
contemporary painting. See Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian &
Archaeological Society new series, xi, pp122-8.

Listing NGR: NY1585533683

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