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placename:- Croglin Low Hall
parish Kirkoswald parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY55434502
10Km square:- NY54

1Km square NY5545

old map:- Ford 1839 map -- probably relevant

Map of the Lake District, published in A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, 1839.
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High Hall

placename:- High Hall
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old map:- Donald 1774

Croglin Hall / The Revd. Mr. Jackson

placename:- Croglin Hall
person:- Jackson, Rev
date:- 1774
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760 -- probably relevant

New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87.
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Crogling Parva
circle and line

placename:- Crogling Parva
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Cmd) -- probably relevant

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
image MD12NY54, button   goto source.
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Crogling Parva
Circle.

placename:- Crogling Parva
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Jansson 1646 -- probably relevant

Map, Cumbria et Westmoria, or Cumberland and Westmorland, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Jansson, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1646; published 1646-1724.
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Little Croglin
Buildings and tower.

placename:- Little Croglin
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Cmd) -- probably relevant

Maps, The Countie Westmorland and Kendale the Cheif Towne, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, London, 1611; published 1611-1770.
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Little Croglin
circle, tower

placename:- Little Croglin
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1576 -- probably relevant

Map, Westmorlandiae et Cumberlandiae Comitatus ie Westmorland and Cumberland, scale about 5 miles to 1 inch, by Christopher Saxton, London, engraved by Augustinus Ryther, 1576; published 1579-1645.
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Building, symbol for a hamlet, which may or may not have a nucleus.
Croglin p~va

placename:- Croglin Parva
county:- Cumberlandia
hamlet
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
CROGLIN LOW HALL / / / KIRKOSWALD / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II[star] / 73504 / NY5543745022
courtesy of English Heritage
Farmhouse, formerly tower house and hall. Probably C15 tower and early C16 hall, with early C17 alterations and additions, further late C18 extensions and alterations; manor house of the de Croglin, Dacre and Howard families. Large blocks of red sandstone in 2 right bays are the lower storey of original tower, reduced to single storey, rebuilt to 2 1/2 storeys and extended with a 2 bay hall in smaller red sandstone rubble; further extensions and walls raised slightly in similar stonework, all under common green slate roof; large square chimney stack above tower and end stone chimney stacks; C18 single bay extension to extreme left is of coursed red sandstone rubble, Welsh slate roof of slightly lower level with end stone chimney stack; 2-storey, 3-bay wing at right-angles to tower, is of red sandstone rubble with sandstone slate roof of lower level than main house. Original courtyard entrance to tower has plank door, painted chamfered surround with semicircular arch; small square window to right. Early C17 chamfered mullioned windows of 2&3 -lights, have been filled on ground floor and replaced by late C18 double sash window with plain painted stone surround; upper floor central window has been partly filled. Garden front has further tower entrance to left, now covered by projecting C19 wash-house. Small opening to right is original fire window, now internally blocked. 3 periods of fenestration; 2 small square upper floor early C16 blocked windows in hall extension; 2&3-light early C17 chamfered mullioned windows, in hall and tower, have mostly been blocked or enlarged with late C18 sash windows with glazing bars. End wall of tower, left, has similar mullioned windows, now with C20 casements and 2 small square attic openings. Extension to right of hall, has top glazed 6-panel door in plain stone surround; broad sash windows with glazing bars in plain stone surrounds. Rear wall of C18 extension is blank. Courtyard wing has C16 or C17 partly filled entrance with moulded architrave, now C20 casement window. Chamfered-surround, 2-light window to right. Early C18 entrance to right has chamfered surround, 2-pane sash window above has similar surround. 2 other windows are C19. End wall has been rebuilt in late C19 to form passage between the adjoining barn, listed separately. Gateway and gatehouse are also listed separately. Nearby chapel, belonging to the house, was demolished in C19. Best known for its associations with the Croglin Vampire.

placename:- Croglin Low Hall
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY55434502
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
ARCHWAY AND ADJOINING WALL, TO EAST OF CROGLIN LOW HALL / / / KIRKOSWALD / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 73507 / NY5546745043
courtesy of English Heritage
Archway, formerly main entrance to farmyard. Probably mid C18. Red sandstone rubble walls with ashlar dressings. High wall has round chamfered arch and chamfered jambs with moulded impost blocks; C20 wooden railed gate. Listing does not include the adjoining building to rear of wall. Listed partly for G.V. with the adjoining gatehouse and hall.
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY55464504
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
GATEHOUSE TO EAST OF CROGLIN LOW HALL / / / KIRKOSWALD / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 73506 / NY5546245028
courtesy of English Heritage
Outbuilding, formerly gatehouse. Early C17, with early C19 alterations. Red sandstone rubble walls, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, single bay. Enlarged entrance in gable wall to courtyard, has re-used chamfered jambs with wooden lintel. C18 small staircase window to left with small window above. Wall to left end, nearest gateway, has filled 2-light mullioned window, similar to those in hall. Sash window with glazing bars in opposite gable wall. 2 ground floor windows in rear wall are partly filled and covered by lean-to outbuilding, joining with hall. Listed partly for G.V. with the nearby hall and gateway.
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY55464502
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
BYRE TO NORTH OF CROGLIN LOW HALL / / / KIRKOSWALD / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II[star] / 73505 / NY5544045033
courtesy of English Heritage
Byre, formerly barn. Probably early C16 with C19 extension to right and late C19 end wall to left. Thick walls of large blocks of red sandstone slightly raised in height (probably from the demolished tower), red sandstone slate roof. 2 storeys, 4 bays, extended by one bay under common roof. 2 filled ground floor entrances had deeply chamfered lintels. 3 plank doors in C19 openings, one partly in original opening. Upper floor C19 loft door has steps cut into the stonework of the wall below. End wall left was rebuilt in the late C19 to form passage between former adjoining wing linking to original tower. 3 levels of slit vents to rear wall, lower vents at ground level. Central part of roof and part of rear wall in collapsed condition at time of resurvey. A rare and early barn which forms part of a group of buildings of a similar date.
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY55444503
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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