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placename:- Irton Hall
other name:- Irton Hall School
parish Irton with Santon parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY10540056
10Km square:- NY10

1Km square NY1000

Irton Hall now offers BandB or self catering accomodation.
courtesy of Irton Hall.
photograph

Irton Hall -- Irton with Santon -- Cumbria / -- 4.6.2013
photograph

Irton Hall -- Irton with Santon -- Cumbria / -- 4.6.2013

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 78 15)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

placename:- Irton Hall
building/s
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old map:- Jansson 1646

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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Irton
Buildings and tower.

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

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
MAIN HOUSE AT IRTON HALL / / / IRTON WITH SANTON / COPELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76244 / NY1047300563

placename:- Irton Hall
district:- Copeland
listed building
coordinates:- NY10470056
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
CLOCK TOWER AT IRTON HALL / / / IRTON WITH SANTON / COPELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76245 / NY1050400611
district:- Copeland
listed building -- clock tower
coordinates:- NY10500061
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
MEDIEVAL TOWER INCORPORATED INTO IRTON HALL / / / IRTON WITH SANTON / COPELAND / CUMBRIA / II[star] / 76243 / NY1048600579
district:- Copeland
listed building
coordinates:- NY10480057
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photocopy Parker 1901:-
series 2 vol.2 p.103

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Parker, Charles A: 1901: Bells at Gosforth, Irton, and Waberthwaite: TransCWAAS: series 2 vol.2: pp.99-107; and plates

photographs
courtesy of Irton Hall.
tiny photograph, 
button to large Irton Hall -- Irton with Santon -- Cumbria / -- 4.6.2013

photographs
Irton Hall now offers BandB or self catering accomodation.
courtesy of Irton Hall.
tiny photograph, 
button to large Irton Hall -- Irton with Santon -- Cumbria / -- 4.6.2013
tiny photograph, 
button to large Irton Hall -- Irton with Santon -- Cumbria / -- 4.6.2013
tiny photograph, 
button to large Irton Hall -- Irton with Santon -- Cumbria / -- Saracen's head on a gate pillar. -- 4.6.2013

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Irton Hall -- Irton with Santon -- Cumbria / -- Courtesy of the King George IV, Eskdale Green.

hearsay Sir Adam d'Yreton was a crusader knight, a Knight of St John of Jerusalem. He died 1096, a cross slab said to have marked his grave was found in St Paul's Church in 1856, called the d'Yreton Stone. Sir Adam is said to have cut off the head of a Saracen general with one blow of his sword. The Irton Family crest includes a Saracen's head.
Henry VI is said to have hidden in a large oak tree in the grounds, during the Wars of the Roses, 1464.

hearsay 14th century pele, incorporated in a 19th century mansion.
Henry VI is said to have hidden in a large oak tree in the grounds, during the Wars of the Roses, 1464.

notes tower included in later house
Perriam, D R & Robinson, J: 1998: Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria: CWAAS:: ISBN 1 873124 23 6; plan and illustrations

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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