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Hesket Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Caldbeck, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.7384 / 54°44'18"N

Longitude: -3.027 / 3°1'37"W

OS Eastings: 333973

OS Northings: 538646

OS Grid: NY339386

Mapcode National: GBR 7F9N.G5

Mapcode Global: WH80T.G5S8

Plus Code: 9C6RPXQF+95

Entry Name: Hesket Hall

Listing Date: 11 April 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144444

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72388

Location: Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Caldbeck

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Caldbeck St Mungo

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

Tagged with: Farmhouse

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Hesket Newmarket


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27/11/2015

NY 33 NW

Hesket Newmarket,
Hesket Hall

(Formerly listed as Hesket Hall Farmhouse)



Manor house, later farmhouse. Mid or late C17 for Sir Wilfrid Lawson. Cement rendered walls with flush stone quoins (each with an individual mason's mark) under parapet with urn finials on each corner. Hipped graduated greenslate roof with large square central rendered chimney stack. Square 2 storeys, 3 bays with lower 2-storey, single-bay gabled extensions to each face; ball finials on gables. Garden facade has 4-panel door in chamfered surround under hoodmould with oval window above in stone surround under hoodmould. Sash windows with glazing bars in stone surrounds. Side and rear walls and extensions have 3-light cross-mullioned windows under hoodmoulds. The site of an earlier house of the Bewley family, sold to William Lawson of Isel Hall in 1630 and rebuilt by his son, "a curious structure with twelve angles, so contrived that the shadows show the hours of the day". See Sir Edmund Thomas Bewley, The Bewleys of Cumberland, 1902, p39. Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, new series, i, p31, Bishop Nicholson's Diary, "1685, June 6, By Sr Wilfrid Lawson's whim at Heskett".

Listing NGR: NY3397338646

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