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placename:- Wharton Hall
locality:- Wharton
parish Wharton parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s; park
coordinates:- NY77090616
10Km square:- NY70

1Km square NY7706

photograph

Wharton Hall -- Wharton -- Wharton -- Cumbria / -- 11.12.2009
photograph

Wharton Hall -- Wharton -- Wharton -- Cumbria / -- Old gatehouse. -- 11.12.2009

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 30 2)

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

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 30 7)

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:- Wharton Park
locality
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old print:- Taylor 1892

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Print, halftone photograph, Wharton Hall, Wharton, Westmorland, published for the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, by Titus Wilson, Kendal, Westmorland, and by Charles Thurnam and Sons, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1892.
Tipped in opposite p.165 of The Old Manorial Halls of Cumberland and Westmorland, by Michael Waistell Taylor.

placename:- Wharton Hall
date:- 1892
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old print:- Taylor 1892

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Print, plan of Wharton Hall, Wharton, Westmorland, published for the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, by Titus Wilson, Kendal, Westmorland, and by Charles Thurnam and Sons, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1892.
Tipped in opposite p.168 of The Old Manorial Halls of Cumberland and Westmorland, by Michael Waistell Taylor.

placename:- Wharton Hall
date:- 1892
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, black and white, Wharton Hall, Wharton, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, Wharton Hall, The Old Tower and Gallery, Wharton, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1894.
Vol.1 no.35 in an album, Examples of Early Domestic and Military Architecture in Westmorland, assembled 1910.
ms at bottom:-
35. Wharton Hall, The Old Tower and Gallery. Kirkby Stephen. E.

placename:- Wharton Hall
date:- 1894
period:- 1890s

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, Wharton Hall, The Gatehouse, Wharton, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1897.
Vol.1 no.36 in an album, Examples of Early Domestic and Military Architecture in Westmorland, assembled 1910.
ms at bottom:-
36. Wharton Hall, The Gatehouse. Kirkby Stephen. E.

placename:- Wharton Hall
date:- 1897
period:- 1890s

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, Wharton Hall, Gateway, Wharton, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1897.
Vol.1 no.37 in an album, Examples of Early Domestic and Military Architecture in Westmorland, assembled 1910.
ms at bottom:-
37. Wharton Hall, Gateway. Kirkby Stephen. E.

placename:- Wharton Hall
date:- 1897
period:- 1890s

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, Wharton Hall, The Gatehouse from the Courtyard, Wharton, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1897.
Vol.1 no.38 in an album, Examples of Early Domestic and Military Architecture in Westmorland, assembled 1910.
ms at bottom:-
38. Wharton Hall, The Gatehouse from the Courtyard. Kirkby Stephen. E.

placename:- Wharton Hall
date:- 1897
period:- 1890s

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, Wharton Hall, The Tower, Wharton, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1894.
Vol.1 no.39 in an album, Examples of Early Domestic and Military Architecture in Westmorland, assembled 1910.
ms at bottom:-
39. Wharton Hall, The Tower. Kirkby Stephen. E.

placename:- Wharton Hall
date:- 1894
period:- 1890s

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, Wharton Hall, Ruins of the Great Hall, Wharton, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1894.
Vol.1 no.40 in an album, Examples of Early Domestic and Military Architecture in Westmorland, assembled 1910.
ms at bottom:-
40. Wharton Hall, Ruins of the Great Hall. Kirkby Stephen. E.

placename:- Wharton Hall
date:- 1894
period:- 1890s

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, Wharton Hall, The Kitchen, Wharton, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1897.
Vol.1 no.41 in an album, Examples of Early Domestic and Military Architecture in Westmorland, assembled 1910.
ms at bottom:-
41. Wharton Hall, The Kitchen. Kirkby Stephen. E.

placename:- Wharton Hall
date:- 1897
period:- 1890s

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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Wharton Park / Hall
Building and park.

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

old map:- Hall 1820 (Wmd)

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 14.5 miles to 1 inch, by Sidney Hall, London, 1820, published by Samuel Leigh, 18 Strand, London, 1820-31.
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Wharton Park
outline of fence palings; park

placename:- Wharton Park
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1820
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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Wharton Park
outline of fence palings; park

placename:- Wharton Park
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

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
Near Kirkby Stephen, ... on r. Whareton Hall, Earl of Lonsdale.

placename:- Whareton Hall
person:- : Lonsdale, Earl of
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old text:- Camden 1789

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 147:-
... Wharton hall, the seat of the barons Wharton, of whom the first was Thomas, advanced to that title by Henry VIII. and succeeded by his son of the same name, and he by the present lord Philip, a most worthy nobleman. ...

placename:- Wharton Hall
person:- : Wharton Family
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions)

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 156:-
...
Wharton house has been the seat of its family from the reign of Edward I.; and they have been lords of Croglin hall in Cumberland, and patrons of that rectory above 400 years. Thomas was created a baron by Henry VIII. for his surprising conduct and success in the entire defeat of the Scots at Solom moss; which victory in all its circumstances was perhaps one of the most considerable the English ever gained over the forces of the neighbouring kingdom. Edward VI. in recompence of that eminent service granted this lord an augmentation of his paternal coat, a border engrailed O. charged with legs of lions in saltire G. armed Az.. He died 1568, and was buried in the church of Kirkby Stephen, where is a monument to him and his two wives. He was succeeded by his son Thomas, who died 1572, had for successor his son Philip, who dying 1625, and was succeeded by his grandson Philip, son of sir Thomas, who died in his father's life-time. Philip died and was succeeded by his son Thomas, who was advanced to the honour of viscount Winchedon and earl of Wharton, and afterwards marquis of Wharton, and died 1715. His only son and successor was created duke of Wharton, and died 1731.
The village of Wharton was demolished long ago to make room for the park, and the hall is now desolate and in ruins.

placename:- Wharton House
person:- : Wharton Family
person:- : Wharton, Thomas, Sir
person:- : Henry VIII
person:- : Edward VI
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd)

Map, The County of Westmoreland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by J Ainslie and perhaps T Donald, engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
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WHARTON PARK / Hall
outline with fence palings; park, trees and undergrowth, house

placename:- Wharton Park
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
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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Wharton H.
no symbol for hall, outline of fence palings

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

old map:- Simpson 1746 map (Wmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland? in The Agreeable Historian by Samuel Simpson, printed by R Walker, Fleet Lane, London, 1746.
image SMP2NYQ, button   goto source.
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Wharton Hall
Building and a park.

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

old map:- Badeslade 1742

A Map of Westmorland North from London, scale about 10 miles to 1 inch, and descriptive text, Cumberland similarly, by Thomas Badeslade, London, engraved and published by William Henry Toms, Union Court, Holborn, London, 1742.
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Wharton Hall
circle, italic lowercase text; village, hamlet or locality

placename:- Wharton Hall
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1742
period:- 18th century, early

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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Whartonhall
Circle, in its park - ring of fence palings, trees.

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

old map:- Seller 1694 (Wmd)

Map, Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, by John Seller, 1694; editions to 1787.
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Wharton Hall
circle, italic lowercase text; settlement or house

placename:- Wharton Hall
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1694
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

hearth tax returns:- Hearth Tax 1675

Records, hearth tax survey returns, Westmorland, 1674/75.
Lord Wharton house
in
Wharton Dikes

placename:- Lord Wharton house
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

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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Wharton Hall
Buildings and tower in a ring of fence palings with trees.

placename:- Wharton Hall
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Wmd)

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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Wharton Hall
circle, tower, and tree symbols in a ring of fence palings for the park

placename:- Wharton Hall
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Tower, symbol for a house, hall, tower, etc.
Wharton hall
Park with fence palings and a tree, and the hall.

placename:- Wharton Hall
county:- Westmorelandia
house
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

old print:- Pennant 1773 (edn 1801)

Book, A Tour from Downing to Alston Moor, 1773, by Thomas Pennant, published by Edward Harding, 98 Pall Mall, London, 1801.
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Print, engraving, Wharton Hall, Wharton, Westmorland, drawn by Moses Griffith, engraved by S Sparrow, published by Edward Harding, 98 Pall Mall, London, 1801.
Tipped in opposite p.129 of A Tour from Downing to Alston Moor, 1773, by Thomas Pennant.
printed at bottom left, right, centre:-
Moses Griffith. Del. / S. Sparrow. Sc. / WHARTON HALL / Pub June 1 1801 by Edw Harding 98 Pall Mall.

placename:- Wharton Hall
date:- 1801
period:- 18th century, late

old print:- Braithwaite 1922

Guide book, Kirkby Stephen, written by J W Braithwaite and published by J W Braithwaite and Sons, Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland, 4th edn 1922.
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Print, halftone photograph, Courtyard, Wharton Hall, Wharton, Westmorland, published by J W Braithwaite and Sons, Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland, 1922.
Tipped in opposite p.32 of a guide book, Kirkby Stephen, 4th edn 1922.
printed at bottom:-
THE COURTYARD, WHARTON HALL, KIRKBY STEPHEN.

placename:- Wharton Hall
date:- 1922
period:- 1920s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
WHARTON HALL / / / WHARTON / EDEN / CUMBRIA / I / 73046 / NY7709306169

placename:- Wharton Hall
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY77090616
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Wharton Hall -- Wharton -- Wharton -- Cumbria / -- Gateway. -- 11.12.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Wharton Hall -- Wharton -- Wharton -- Cumbria / -- Coat of arms on old gatehouse. -- 11.12.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Wharton Hall -- Wharton -- Wharton -- Cumbria / -- 11.12.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Wharton Hall -- Wharton -- Wharton -- Cumbria / -- Hillside nearby. -- 11.12.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Wharton Hall -- Wharton -- Wharton -- Cumbria / -- Sunset through a stone wall -- 11.12.2009

hearsay Built by Hugh de Querton, 15th century. It is now a private farmhouse, fortified, with a gatehouse and courtyard.
A later owner, Thomas Wharton, made a deer park, 1560, enclosing land from here to Ravenstonedale. Tenant farmers were turned out, the old village of Wharton abandonded, a nine foot high wall built to keep deer in, and people out.

hearsay Philip, Duke of Wharton, the 6th lord? died in 1731 at the age of 32, ruined, a spendthrift, rebel, outlaw; described by Pope:-


references Robertson, Dawn & Koronka, Peter: 1992: Secrets and Legends of Old Westmorland: Pagan Press (Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria) & Cumbria CC (library service)

notes 15th century tower, hall, etc
Perriam, D R & Robinson, J: 1998: Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria: CWAAS:: ISBN 1 873124 23 6; plan and illustrations

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