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Latitude: 54.6626 / 54°39'45"N
Longitude: -2.6692 / 2°40'9"W
OS Eastings: 356931
OS Northings: 529930
OS Grid: NY569299
Mapcode National: GBR 9GSJ.XC
Mapcode Global: WH81C.Z24D
Entry Name: Hornby Hall and Barns Adjoining
Listing Date: 6 February 1968
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1326775
English Heritage Legacy ID: 74205
Location: Brougham, Eden, Cumbria, CA10
Civil Parish: Brougham
Traditional County: Westmorland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Clifton St Cuthbert
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 52 NE BROUGHAM
10/1 Hornby Hall and
Farmhouse and barns adjoining. Early or mid C16 with late C16 additions and C17
alterations; late C18 barns and late C19 addition. Oldest part large blocks of
red sandstone rubble with extension of dressed coursed sandstone. Graduated
greenslate roof with banded red sandstone chimney stacks, one rebuilt in brick.
Barns of red sandstone rubble under graduated greenslate roof. Central
2-storey, 5-bay, hall and left 2-bay extension under common roof, and rear
2-storey, 4-bay, late Cl9 extension. Right lower 3-bay barn. Off-centre
multi-storey porch has Tudor-arched doorway under panel of Birkbeck arms;
2-light round-headed stone-mullioned window above with hoodmould and small
round-headed window over with hoodmould. Pointed-arched doorway within. Left
3- and 4-light stone-mullioned windows with rounded heads under hoodmoulds, the
left window of the 3 being a C19 restoration, with blocked doorway beyond. One
upper-floor Tudor window has been blocked and all others replaced by C17
mullioned-and-transomed windows. Right of the porch is a 2-light Tudor window
over a C19 pent extension with sandstone slate roof. Extension has a gabled
stone porch and sash windows in stone surrounds, those on left double. Right
return wall, now under archway of barn, has a 2-light original window. Rear has
4-light Tudor window with 3-light late C16 window above; otherwise all late C19
sash windows and C20 casements. Rear extension has sash windows in stone
surrounds. Barns have 2 segmental-arched cart entrances at front and a left
segmental-arched loft doorway, reached by external stone steps over a through
archway. Rear has regularly-spaced round-arched doorways and 2 similar loft
doorways. Eaves slit vents. Interior of house has beamed ceilings and some C16
moulded plasterwork. C16 segmental-arched stone fireplaces. Doorway has lintel
inscribed and dated T.I.B. 1602 (Birkbeck). C17 overmantel incorporating
Birkbeck arms. Further upper-floor plasterwork; the ceiling on the first floor
of the porch is dated 1584. See RCHM, Westmorland, 1936, pp.62-3. All further
extensions not described are not of interest.
Listing NGR: NY5693129930
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