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placename:- Gaythorne Hall
parish Asby parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY64961327
10Km square:- NY61

1Km square NY6413

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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Gathorn Hall
circle, tower

placename:- Gathorn Hall
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Simpson 1746 map (Wmd)

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Gathorn Hall

placename:- Gathorn Hall
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Wmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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Gathorn Hall
Circle, tower.

placename:- Gathorn Hall
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
GAYTHORNE HALL / / / ASBY / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II[star] / 73255 / NY6496113278
courtesy of English Heritage
Large house, C16 with C18 remodelling to rear. Coursed rubble with quoins. Graduated slate roof to each pile and wing with central stepped and corniced stone chimney stack running parallel to ridges. Symmetrical double-pile plan with projecting stair wings. Tall 2-storey, 5-bay front with cellars and attic. Steps up to central full-height gabled porch with enriched rectangular frame to semicircular head of outer opening (keystone has Bellingham coat of arms); internally, bench to left and offset panelled door with figure of mermaid above. Upper storey of porch has 4-light front window with 2-light returns. Three 3-light windows to each floor (2 to left, one to right); 2 similar windows to each gable wall (one to each floor with 3-light mullioned attic window to north). All these windows are mullioned and transomed; all original windows have hoodmoulds (continuous over 1st floor). 2-light mullioned windows to stair wings (some blocked); south wing has wooden framed attic opening just below eaves with decorative rainwater head adjacent ("I.G. 1702"). 3-storey rear pile has a small porch and a number of sashes with glazing bars to ground and 1st floors; barn doors to attic above (wooden crane internally). A number of moulded fireplaces survive; ground floor front room (south) contains remains of vine-leaf plaster frieze. See R.C.H.M. for plan and further details.

placename:- Gaythorne Hall
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY64961327
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

hearth tax returns:- Hearth Tax 1675

Gathorn hall
Asby winderwath

placename:- Gathorn hall
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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