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Kentmere Hall

Hob Uid: 10918
Location :
Cumbria
South Lakeland
Kentmere
Grid Ref : NY4510004220
Summary : Tower house, of 14th century date, with attached farmhouse and barn. The farmhouse was probably built in the late 14th/early 15th century and has been altered and extended subsequently. The barn is probably an 18th century adaptation of an earlier wing.
More information : (NY 4510 0422) Kentmere Hall (NR) (1)

Kentmere Hall is a possibly late 14th or early 15th century house with later additions, incorporating a ruined 14th century pele-tower at the W end (2)

Gde II (3).

The derelict peel tower and adjoining Farmhouse, still known as Kentmere Hall, are as described. (4)

Kentmere Hall. Tower house, of 14th century date, with attached farmhouse and barn. The farmhouse was probably built in the late 14th/early 15th century and has been altered and extended subsequently. The barn is probably an 18th century adaptation of an earlier wing. Listed Grade II*. (5)

Listed with plan and illustrations. (6)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1956
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Source Number : 2
Source : An inventory of the historical monuments in Westmorland
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Page(s) : 129-30
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Source Number : 3
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE (HHR) South Westm Dec 1951 41
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 DS 24-SEP-73
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Source Number : 5
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : District of South Lakeland, 14-AUG-1984
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Source Number : 6
Source : The medieval fortified buildings of Cumbria : an illustrated gazetteer and research guide
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Page(s) : 352-3
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Vol(s) : vol.29

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : C14
Monument End Date : 1399
Monument Start Date : 1300
Monument Type : Tower House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Late C14/early C15
Monument End Date : 1432
Monument Start Date : 1367
Monument Type : Farmhouse, Hall House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Altered after early C15
Monument End Date : 1533
Monument Start Date : 1500
Monument Type : Farmhouse, Kitchen, Hall House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : C18
Monument End Date : 1799
Monument Start Date : 1700
Monument Type : Barn, Hayloft, Cow House
Evidence : Extant Building

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 76478
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 40 SE 4
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON NY 40 SE 4
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1973-09-24
End Date : 1973-09-24