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Tytup Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Dalton Town with Newton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.1739 / 54°10'26"N

Longitude: -3.1723 / 3°10'20"W

OS Eastings: 323576

OS Northings: 475980

OS Grid: SD235759

Mapcode National: GBR 6N95.0J

Mapcode Global: WH72B.7CN2

Entry Name: Tytup Hall

Listing Date: 25 February 1950

Last Amended: 20 December 1993

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208891

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388364

Location: Dalton Town with Newton, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA15

County: Cumbria

District: Barrow-in-Furness

Civil Parish: Dalton Town with Newton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Dalton-in-Furness St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


708-1/1/250 Tytup Hall
(Formerly Listed as:
Tytup Hall)


Small country house. c1710 with early C19 side-wing. For
William Matson. Roughcast over stone, graduated slate roof.
2 storeys with cellar and attic, 5 bays; 2-storey, 3-bay side
wing set back on left. Chamfered quoins. Central doorway has
nosed steps and iron railings with curved handrails; 6-panel
door with integral, 6-pane overlight in eared architrave with
rosette and segmental pediment. 18-pane sashes in raised
ashlar surrounds moulded on their inner edges: 1st-floor
sashes of older appearance with thick glazing bars. Shaped
kneelers with ball finials; ashlar gable copings; truncated
end stacks. Wing on left: sashes with glazing bars to each
floor; small end stack on left and tall stack adjoining the
main house. Rear: nine 18-pane sashes, 2 of which form stair
windows and interrupt a 1st-floor band.
INTERIOR: entrance hall has fluted Corinthian pilasters and
modillioned cornice. Archivolt through to stair hall: 8-panel
doors; staircase with oak treads, panelled dado, wreathed and
ramped handrail. Front-right room: modillioned cornice to
2-panel ceiling; niches flank C20 arch through to rear room.
Front-left has fielded-panel shutters on H/L hinges. Closet
near stairs has fitted cupboard with round-arched doors,
fluted pilasters and dentilled cornice.
1st floor: front-right room panelled and with Corinthian
pilasters and enriched cornice. Front-left room has false
doorway, fireplace flanked by Ionic pilasters, dentilled
cornice. Rear-right room: original painted overmantel
depicting rural scene with man on horseback and 2 attenders on
the approach to a bridge. Back stairs: square and rectangular
newels, turned balusters.
Described as a new house in an agreement of 1713 (Melville).
Later the home of Father Thomas West, a Jesuit and author of
'The Antiquities of Furness' 1774 and 'A Guide to the Lakes'
1778, the former written at Tytup (Holt).
(Trans Cumberland & Westmoreland Antiquarian & Archaeological
Soc: Melville J: The Chronological Record of Tytup Hall: A
re-appraisal: Kendal: 1975-: 258-261).

Listing NGR: SD2357675980

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