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Latitude: 54.7037 / 54°42'13"N
Longitude: -3.3912 / 3°23'28"W
OS Eastings: 310450
OS Northings: 535190
OS Grid: NY104351
Mapcode National: GBR 4GR1.MM
Mapcode Global: WH6ZP.W1BC
Entry Name: Tallentire Hall
Listing Date: 3 March 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1145192
English Heritage Legacy ID: 72590
Location: Bridekirk, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA13
Civil Parish: Bridekirk
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Cockermouth Area Team
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 13 NW
2/67 Tallentire Hall
House. 1863 for William Browne, incorporating stair turret of the late C16
hall, with late C19 extensions. Rock-faced calciferous sandstone with eaves
cornice, open balustraded parapet and V-jointed quoins, on squared plinth.
Graduated greenslate roof with ashlar chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 9 bays, with 2
rear right-angled 2-storey, 3-bay extensions and 3-storey left stair turret.
3 recessed bays flanked by 2 projecting bays; and further 2 recessed bays on
right. Central recess has Doric porch and C19 glazed panelled door within.
Sash windows in stone architraves. Segmental right bay window. Left return
wall has canted bay window and C20 glazed patio. Turret has string courses,
battlemented parapet and stepped buttresses. C19 studded plank door in
pointed-arched chamfered surround. 2-light C16 chamfered and double-chamfered
windows, some blocked and others C19 replacements, most under hoodmoulds. Left
rear extension has 2-, 3- and 4-light cross-mullioned windows, under 2-light
gabled dormer windows. Right rear extension has large C20 ground-floor window;
sash and casement windows. C19 3-storey tower adjoins, with panelled door in
round-arched surround and similar round and shouldered-arched sash windows.
2-light round-headed bell openings,with louvred vents, and pyramidal roof.
interior has C19 woodwork, including dado panelling, pedimented door architraves
and panelled shutters to windows. Interior of turret has newel staircase for
its full height. Adjoining stable range has C20 alterations and is not of
Listing NGR: NY1045035190
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