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Killington Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Killington, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2952 / 54°17'42"N

Longitude: -2.5961 / 2°35'46"W

OS Eastings: 361296

OS Northings: 489007

OS Grid: SD612890

Mapcode National: GBR BL9S.R1

Mapcode Global: WH949.390K

Entry Name: Killington Hall

Listing Date: 21 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138121

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75691

Location: Killington, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA6

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Killington

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Firbank, Howgill and Killington

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


SD 68 NW KILLINGTON KILLINGTON

21/111 Killington Hall
21.11.52

G.V. II

House. C15 with alterations and additions of 1640 and 1803. Stone rubble with
ashlar dressings and slate roof. Peel tower to south end is in ruin. East
facade of 2 storeys with attic, 4 bays. 1st bay is tower, breaking forward
under corbelled parapet; 2nd bay also breaks forward. 1st bay has 4-light
double-chamfered-mullioned window with cusped heads and label mould, similar
3-light window to 1st floor. 2nd bay of ground floor has sashed window with
glazing bars and leaded glazing under label mould, projection to left has
recess, purpose unknown; 4th bay of ground floor has ogee-headed window with
scrolly pediment, small-paned and leaded glazing. 1st floor has
single-chamfered-mullioned windows with label moulds and leaded glazing, of
3:4:4:2 lights. 2nd and 3rd bays have gabled dormers, 3-light windows, the
central lights raised, leaded glazing, that to 3rd bay has datestone over
reading: "RI/TK/1640/LK" (Kitson). Gable-end stacks have round shafts. South
return of former has embattled parapet, 1st floor has single light and 2-light
window with hollow-chamfered mullion. North return has later lean-to outshut
with corrugated iron roof, small lights with chamfered opening over. Rear has
projecting truncated lateral stack. Ground floor has casement windows and one
sashed window with vertical glazing bars; entrance to former stack. 1st floor
has 2 single-chamfered-mullioned windows of 3 and 2 lights, blocked opening and
sashed window. Tower partially collapsed. Interior of tower has no floor or
roof. Small inserted outhouse, blocked fireplace and corbells to north side.
Interior of house has chamfered beam with corbelled brace to one end. Some C17
panelling with moulding to 3 sides. Some panelling to 1st floor. Said to be
priest's hiding place; the house has recusant connections. See R.C.H.M.
Inventory: Westmorland.


Listing NGR: SD6129689007

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