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Higham Hall and Curtain Wall to Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Setmurthy, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6724 / 54°40'20"N

Longitude: -3.2644 / 3°15'51"W

OS Eastings: 318556

OS Northings: 531545

OS Grid: NY185315

Mapcode National: GBR 5GND.1V

Mapcode Global: WH6ZR.TTPG

Entry Name: Higham Hall and Curtain Wall to Rear

Listing Date: 5 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326901

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72741

Location: Setmurthy, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA13

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Setmurthy

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Binsey Team

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SETMURTHY GENERAL
NY 13 SE
6/217 Higham Hall and
curtain wall to
rear
G.V. II

House now Residential Adult Education Centre. 1828 for T.A. Hoskins.
Calciferous sandstone ashlar with string courses, battlemented parapets and
stepped angle buttresses. Graduated greenslate roof with ashlar chimney
stacks. 2 storeys, 11 bays in Gothic style. Central 3 bays have C19 double
doors in pointed surround within contemporary battlemented stone porch, the
centre battlement having shield of Hoskins arms. Flanking 2½ storey towers have
octagonal angle turrets, with pyramidal roofs at front and battlemented parapets
to rear, each with blind cross vents. Sash windows, those on ground-floor with
pointed-head glazing bars under hoodmoulds, under sash windows with intersecting
glazing bars in pointed heads. Rear extensions enclose courtyard with angle
turrets and mock battlemental curtain wall. Various C19 2-light stone-mullioned
windows and C20 windows. Interior has Gothic panelled doors and ceilings with
heraldic shields. Staircase has Gothic balusters and carved tread ends; niches
for statues.


Listing NGR: NY1855631545

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