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Orton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Orton, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4643 / 54°27'51"N

Longitude: -2.5796 / 2°34'46"W

OS Eastings: 362524

OS Northings: 507808

OS Grid: NY625078

Mapcode National: GBR BJFT.9G

Mapcode Global: WH93J.B1VY

Entry Name: Orton Hall

Listing Date: 6 February 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311608

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74088

Location: Orton, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Orton

Built-Up Area: Orton

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Orton with Tebay All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

ORTON B6260
NY 60 NW (East side)

13/69 Orton Hall
6.2.68
II

Large house. 1662 date previously recorded on part of building. Present front
said to be C18 for Dr Burn. 1900 date, with initials H. & R.G. (for Goodwin) in
rear wing gable. Coursed, squared rubble with rusticated quoins. Hipped,
graduated slate roofs. Symmetrical: Mainly 2 storeys; 5 bays (1:1:1:1:1), with
adjoining pavilions. Central pedimented bay has steps up to panelled door in
pedimented Tuscan surround incorporating narrow, flanking windows; Venetian
window above. Full height canted bay window, with Tuscan columns at angles, set
back on either side. Band between floors and sill band to 1st floor windows.
Single-storey wing set back on each return has Venetian window in
semicircular-headed recess. All windows sashes, some with glazing bars, in
stone surrounds. Stepped wall adjoining each wing curves forward to terminate
in small pavilion with ogee-headed window. Main block has eaves cornice,
central lead-roofed cupola, and corniced stone end chimneys. Interior probably
remodelled when additions made in 1900: Good woodwork including panelling to
walls and ceilings.


Listing NGR: NY6252407808

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