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placename:- Dallam Tower
other name:- Deer Park
parish Beetham parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s; park
coordinates:- SD490810
10Km square:- SD48

1Km square SD4981

photograph

Dallam Tower -- Beetham -- Cumbria / -- 12.8.2005
photograph

Dallam Tower -- Beetham -- Cumbria / -- Fallow deer in the park. -- 6.1.2012

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
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Dalham Tr.
block, building

placename:- Dalham Tower
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

old map:- Ford 1839 map

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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Daltam Tower
Building and park.

placename:- Daltam Tower
county:- Westmoreland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 153:-
... Near Milnthorpe, on the left, is Dallam Tower, the residence of Colonel Wilson.

placename:- Dallam Tower
person:- : Wilson, Colonel
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

source:- Otley 1818

New Map of the District of the Lakes, in Westmorland, Cumberland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, published by J Otley, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1818; pblished 1818 to 1850s.
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placename:- Dalham Tower

old map:- West 1784 map

A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, now Cumbria, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, included in the Guide to the Lakes by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Westmorland, and in London, from the 3rd edition 1784, to 1821.
Marked by a drawing of a ?tower.
Dallam Tower
Park
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placename:- Dallam Tower
county:- Westmorland
park; building/s

descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
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Page 26, footnote:-
... From Lancaster to Burton ... to Millthorp ... (There see Dallam-Tower, the seat of Daniel Wilson, Esq. in which there are several elegancies, and more capabilities. ...)
person:- : Wilson, Daniel
date:- 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760

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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Dalham Tower
no symbol

placename:- Dalham Tower
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
DALLAM TOWER / / B5282 / BEETHAM / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / I / 76567 / SD4904081042
courtesy of English Heritage
House. Dated 1722 on rainwater heads. Early C18 with C17 core, remodelled early C19 by G. Webster of Kendal. Scored stucco with sandstone dressings; hipped graduated greenslate roof with lead rolls. Central block: 2 storeys plus attics, single storey pavilions to each side, all with cellars. Symmetrical.13 bays. 2:1:7:1:2. Central tetrastyle portico is a later addition, in front of panelled door with margined overlight in earlier, moulded eared surround with ramped head and consoles to each side supporting remains of pediment. (Entrance in garden front has similar details but segmental pediment is complete). Cellar has original C18 sashes with glazing bars, ground and first floor are C19 replacements, with glazing bars, in stone surrounds;and attics have gabled dormers with horizontal sliding sashes. Plinth, rusticated pilasters and quoins; corniced overhanging eaves; 4 corniced chimneys to central block, 3 to left pavilion and one to right. Rainwater pipes have decorative junctions and heads with coats-of-arms and are dated 1722. Interior is extremely fine and of various dates including C17 panelling from cottages on the estate with spice cupboards with initials and dates TS and TWD; fireplace from Nether Levens 1682 1676 dated 1671; C18 panelling to drawing room, bedrooms and landing. C18 EWD cantilevered staircase inlaid with holly, yew, walnut and mahogany with 3 moulded balusters to each step and ramped and moulded handrail with curtail; 2nd oak stair through to attics; panelling by Gillow of Lancaster to main Hall and dining room.

placename:- Dallam Tower
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- SD49048104
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
DEER SHED APPROXIMATELY 600 METRES SOUTH EAST OF DALLAM TOWER / / B5282 / BEETHAM / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76579 / SD4942280568
courtesy of English Heritage
Deer Shed or pillared barn. Probably early C19. Limestone rubble, graduated greenslate roof with stone ridge. Hipped slated canopy to 3 sides supported on Doric columns. Interior not inspected.
Attractive landscape feature in Dallam Tower Park.
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- SD49428056
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
GAME LARDER APPROXIMATELY 4 METRES SOUTH EAST OF KITCHENS ATTACHED TO SOUTH EAST OF DALLAM TOWER / / B5282 / BEETHAM / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76574 / SD4907480985
courtesy of English Heritage
Game Larder. Probably late C19. Squared limestone, graduated greenslate roof with lead hips. Rectangular. 2 storeys. Entrance to 1st floor on West side, approached up flight of stone steps, has C20 panelled door. 2 windows in South side on first floor with one below. Chamfered plinth to level of 1st floor. Included for group value.
district:- South Lakeland
listed building -- game larder
coordinates:- SD49078098
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
FORMER BREW AND BAKEHOUSE, NOW KITCHENS, STORES, AND LIVING ACCOMMODATION OVER, ATTACHED TO SOUTH EAST OF DALLAM TOWER / / B5282 / BEETHAM / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76569 / SD4905481000
courtesy of English Heritage
Former Brew and Bakehouse, now kitchens and stores, with living accommodation over. Early C19 by G. Webster, with later alterations. Scored stucco, sandstone dressings; graduated greenslate roof. L-shaped. 2 storeys. East elevation: 5 windows, sashes with glazing bars to first floor, 3 5-light windows with C19 chamfered stone mullions and transoms and leaded glazing to ground floor. North elevation of South wing 3 windows, sashes with glazing bars over 2 3-light C19 mullioned windows, as East elevation, and archway with round head and rusticated voussoirs to right. Plinth; rusticated quoins; 5 corniced chimneys; small tower surmounted by cupola and weathervane supported on 8 columns, matching clocktower on stable but without clock. Interior of first floor has fine early C19 woodwork throughout living accommodation.
district:- South Lakeland
listed building -- brew house; bakery
coordinates:- SD49058100
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
GARDEN GATEWAY APPROXIMATELY 200 METRES SOUTH OF DALLAM TOWER AT ENTRANCE TO FORMER KITCHEN GARDEN / / B5282 / BEETHAM / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76578 / SD4902880814
courtesy of English Heritage
Garden gateway with initials and date EWD for Edward and Dorothy Wilson.
1685
Rubble walls, part rendered, sandstone dressings, pitched roof formed of one massive slate to each side with stone ridge. North side has pilasters to each side of opening comprising flat-fronted vases on panelled pedestals bearing entablature and pediment. South side has later wrought-iron gate with narrowly- spaced uprights ogee-arcaded to bottom rail and with fleurs-de-lys to mid rail. Benches to each side internally. Garden feature.
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- SD49028081
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
ORANGERY ATTACHED TO SOUTH OF STABLES TO NORTH OF DALLAM TOWER / / B5282 / BEETHAM / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / I / 76575 / SD4901481052
courtesy of English Heritage
Orangery. Early C19. Attributed to G. Webster of Kendal. Iron and glass on stone plinth. Iron uprights with rosettes, moulded top rail, vertical iron intermediate glazing bars curving to roof, no horizontal glazing bars: glass scolloped to lower edge and each pane overlaps the one below. Pair of curved panelled doors to each end. Low stone plinth.
district:- South Lakeland
listed building -- orangery
coordinates:- SD49018105
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
STABLES AND LINKING BLOCK ATTACHED TO NORTH WEST END OF DALLAM TOWER / / B5282 / BEETHAM / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76568 / SD4900281064
courtesy of English Heritage
Stables and linking block. Early C19 by G. Webster of Kendal, with later alterations. Scored stucco, sandstone dressings; graduated greenslate roof with lead ridge. 2 storeys. 5 windows each to linking block and stable, all sashes with glazing bars. Stable: 5 bays, 2:1:2, centre bay slightly projecting. Central carriage arch with round head and rusticated voussoirs. 2 pairs of boarded doors to either side. Plinth; rusticated quoins, hipped roof to stable surmounted by clock tower with cupola and weathervane supported on 8 columns.
district:- South Lakeland
listed building -- stable
coordinates:- SD49008106
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

road book:- Cary 1798 (2nd edn 1802)

Road book, Cary's New Itinerary, by John Cary, published by G and J Cary, 86 St James's Street, London, 1798-1828.
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page 315-316
On l. of Milnthorpe is Dallam Tower, Daniel Wilson, Esq.

placename:- Dallam Tower
person:- : Wilson, Daniel
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old print:- Rose 1832-35

Engravings - Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated; from drawings by Thomas Allom, George Pickering, and H Gastineau, described by Thomas Rose, published by H Fisher, R Fisher, and P Jackson, Newgate Street, London, 1832-35.
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date:- 1833
period:- 19th century, early

hearsay Built by Daniel Wilson, 1720. There was a pele tower here before.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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