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High Biggins Old Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1984 / 54°11'54"N

Longitude: -2.6128 / 2°36'45"W

OS Eastings: 360120

OS Northings: 478244

OS Grid: SD601782

Mapcode National: GBR BM6W.4R

Mapcode Global: WH94N.VQ0T

Entry Name: High Biggins Old Hall

Listing Date: 12 February 1962

Last Amended: 22 March 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145801

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75119

Location: Kirkby Lonsdale, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA6

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Kirkby Lonsdale

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kirkby Lonsdale Team Ministry

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

BIGGINS LANE
1.
5166
High Biggins Old Hall
(formerly listed as
Old Hall)
SD 67 NW 4/9 12.2.62
II* GV

2.
C15, early C17 and C19. Two storeys. Rubble. Slate roof, steeply pitched over east
wing. Quoins. Now an L-shaped building with Medieval solar and two later wings, one
on site of original hall. The Medieval part has two windows on west side. One of
C15 on first floor, of two chamfered lights with hooks for shutters in splay. One on
ground floor of late C16 or early C17 with three chamfered lights, the centre rebated.
Also on ground floor blocked two centred arched doorway. Heavy beams to ceiling. On
first floor chamfered fireplace with shouldered lintel. The early C17 wing, on north
side, has several three and four light chamfered mullion windows with labels and
decorated label stops. One crocketed finial survives to north-east corner. On south
side of this block one doorway at first floor level with single roll on arris. On
first floor inside one square headed fireplace with stopped double chamfer. The north
wing though probably C19 has doorway with label over, linked with raised lettering

"EC 1606" (for Edward Curwen). Roofs C19 throughout. Another block linking
High Biggins Old Hall to Biggins Hall, with fragments of old work, was demolished
recently.
Built and extended as manor house. Upper part of east wing may have served as court
room. (RCHM, NLVAS).


Listing NGR: SD6012078244

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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