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Petty Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Orton, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.467 / 54°28'1"N

Longitude: -2.5843 / 2°35'3"W

OS Eastings: 362228

OS Northings: 508118

OS Grid: NY622081

Mapcode National: GBR BJDS.9G

Mapcode Global: WH93B.8ZND

Entry Name: Petty Hall

Listing Date: 6 February 1968

Last Amended: 24 June 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326736

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74089

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 (West side)
NY 60 NW
Front Street, Orton
13/70 Petty Hall (formerly
listed as Old Hall)
6.2.68
GV II*

Large house. 1604 date with initials G.B. & M.B. (for Birkbeck) on door
lintel. Reset stone panel on interior has 1689 date with initials C. & M.P. and
pseudo-heraldic device. Later alterations. Coursed, squared rubble with
quoins. 45° graduated slate roof with stone coping to south gable. Wing to
rear. 2 storeys, 6 bays. 2 plank doors, both with false 4-centred heads.
Right-hand door is main entrance with dated lintel and architrave; two 3-light
windows to right and one to left. 3-light window to left of 2nd door. 2- and
3-light windows to 1st floor. All windows are square-leaded casements in
stone-mullioned, chamfered surrounds under hoodmoulds with decorative
label-stops. Stone mid and end chimneys. Interior retains many original
features including-large segmentally-arched fireplaces, massive chamfered beams,
doors, partitions, and decorative plaster cornices.


Listing NGR: NY6222808118

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