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Hardrigg Hall Farmhouse, with Tower, Barn and Stables Adjoining

A Grade II Listed Building in Skelton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.7174 / 54°43'2"N

Longitude: -2.8943 / 2°53'39"W

OS Eastings: 342488

OS Northings: 536183

OS Grid: NY424361

Mapcode National: GBR 8F7W.6R

Mapcode Global: WH80W.HPZG

Plus Code: 9C6VP484+W7

Entry Name: Hardrigg Hall Farmhouse, with Tower, Barn and Stables Adjoining

Listing Date: 27 December 1967

Last Amended: 24 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145449

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73944

Location: Skelton, Eden, Cumbria, CA11

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Skelton

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Skelton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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9/215 Hardrigg Hall
Farmhouse, with
27.12.67 tower, barn and
stables adjoining
(formerly listed as Tower
at Hardrigg Hall)


Farmhouse and ruined fortified tower with adjoining barn and stables. C14 tower
for the Southaik family with C19 farmhouse and barn/stables. Tower has
extremely thick walls of large blocks of pink and grey sandstone; without roof.
House has similar sandstone rubble walls, partly of reused stone from the ruined
tower, under graduated greenslate roof with banded sandstone chimney stacks.
Barn/stables have similar walls and roof. 2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse with left
former 3-storey tower and lower right 3-bay barn; further rear right-angled
extension, partly domestic and partly stable/barn, forming overall L-shape. The
tower has the partial remains of 3 walls, the only visible external features
being a staircase loop and a small upper-floor medieval window in the right
return wall. Farmhouse has central C20 door in C19 gabled stone porch. Sash
windows in raised stone surrounds. Right barn has central partly-blocked
doorway and loft doorway with flanking ground-floor casement windows. Extension
has sash and casement windows in raised stone surrounds, the left return wall
with external stone steps to loft doorway. Exposed interior of tower has the
remains of vaulted basement. Angle newel staircase has shouldered-arched
doorway in basement, external round-arched doorway (now blocked by gable wall of
farmhouse) and 2 further round-arched doorways above. Medieval fireplaces on
2 levels and remains of 3 splayed windows in each wall. Tower a stable ruin.
See Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society,
new series, xxxi, pp.78-9.

Listing NGR: NY4248836183

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