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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
Entry Name: Hardrigg Hall Farmhouse, with Tower, Barn and Stables Adjoining
Listing Date: 27 December 1967
Last Amended: 24 October 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1145449
English Heritage Legacy ID: 73944
Location: Skelton, Eden, Cumbria, CA11
Civil Parish: Skelton
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Skelton St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 43 NW SKELTON ELLONBY
9/215 Hardrigg Hall
27.12.67 tower, barn and
(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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