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placename:- Old Rectory
parish Asby parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY68041315
10Km square:- NY61
References Listed Buildings 2010

1Km square NY6813


Old Rectory -- Asby -- Cumbria / -- 3.8.2012

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, Asby Rectory, Great Asby, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1897.
Vol.1 no.14 in an album, Examples of Early Domestic and Military Architecture in Westmorland, assembled 1910.
ms at bottom:-
14. / Asby Rectory. Asby. E.

placename:- Asby Rectory
date:- 1895
period:- 1890s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
OLD RECTORY / / / ASBY / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II[star] / 73248 / NY6804713154

placename:- Old Rectory
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY68041315
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

hearsay The rectory has the remains of a pele tower built 14th century. Lady Anne Clifford was given shelter at the rectory from a storm, in thanks she gave the rector a door lock - this is now in the church.

notes 14th century tower incorporated in house
Perriam, D R & Robinson, J: 1998: Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria: CWAAS:: ISBN 1 873124 23 6; plan and illustration

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