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Orthwaite Hall and Adjoining Barn

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ireby and Uldale, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6971 / 54°41'49"N

Longitude: -3.161 / 3°9'39"W

OS Eastings: 325272

OS Northings: 534183

OS Grid: NY252341

Mapcode National: GBR 6GC4.G0

Mapcode Global: WH6ZT.F60G

Plus Code: 9C6RMRWQ+RJ

Entry Name: Orthwaite Hall and Adjoining Barn

Listing Date: 11 April 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144419

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72434

Location: Ireby and Uldale, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Ireby and Uldale

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Binsey Team

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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NY 23 SE IREBY Orthwaite

16/126 Orthwaite Hall and
adjoining barn

Farmhouse and former house now barn. Probably late C16 or early C17 with new
house dated and inscribed on coat-of-arms panel over barn doorway: C.R.1675
(Christopher Richmond, arms Richmond of Highhead impaling Hudleston of Hutton
John). Painted mixed slate and limestone rubble under graduated greenslate roof
with stone chimney stacks. Barn has roughcast walls under graduated greenslate
roof partly replaced with corrugated asbestos. 2 storeys, 6 bays with
right-angled barn to left, of common roof line. C20 panelled door in stone
architrave under segmental pediment. 2-light stone-mullioned windows with C19
leaded casements, in architraves under pulvinated frieze and cornice. Barn has
blocked original house windows now covered by roughcast. Central doorway with
chamfered alternate-block surround under keyed lintel. Plank loft door and all
other openings are C19 and C20. Rear extensions are partly C17 and C19; that to
right has a 2-light window with stone mullion removed and a C19 round-headed
staircase window to left. Belonged to the Simpson family in early C17 until
purchased by the Richmonds. Bought by Browne family in the early C18 and
remained theirs until 1894. See Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland
Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, new series, lxix, pp221-239; lxx,

Listing NGR: NY2527234183

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