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Benson Hall

Hob Uid: 1390264
Location :
Cumbria
South Lakeland
Skelsmergh and Scalthwaiterigg
Grid Ref : SD5400094300
Summary : Possible pele tower at Benson Hall. The present building of 17th and 18th century date appears to contain an earlier tower within the existing building.
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Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : The medieval fortified buildings of Cumbria : an illustrated gazetteer and research guide
Source details :
Page(s) : 328
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Plates :
Vol(s) : vol.29

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : C14-C16
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1300
Monument Type : Pele Tower
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : C16 and C17
Monument End Date : 1699
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Pele Tower
Evidence : Extant Building

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SD 59 SW 144
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