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Hazelslack Tower

Hob Uid: 41496
Location :
Cumbria
South Lakeland
Beetham
Grid Ref : SD4762978815
Summary : A medieval tower house is visible as a ruined building on air photographs. The feature is extant on the latest 1991 Ordnance Survey vertical photography. Late 14th century tower, interpreted as a pele-tower or the former solar block to a now demolished hall. It is made from roughly coursed rubble and is four storeys high.
More information : (SD 4762 7881) Hazelslack Tower (NR) (Remains of) (1)

A pele-tower, now standing detached, but formerly part of a larger building which adjoined it on the east. Once of four storeys, the pele was built late in the 14th c and probably fell into ruin in the 17th c. (2)

The remains of this tower are in good condition, rising to approx 30ft above ground level. (3)

Hazelslack Tower Probably the former solar block with a hall to the east now demolished. Late 14th century. Grade 2. (4)

SD 477788 Hazelslack Tower; scheduled. (5)

Listed with plan and photograph. (6)

A medieval tower house is visible as a ruined building on air photographs, centred at SD 4762 7881. The feature is extant on the latest 1991 Ordnance Survey vertical photography.
(7)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1956
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Source : An inventory of the historical monuments in Westmorland
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Page(s) : 41
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Source Number : 3
Source : Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Object Name Book reference
Source details : S S Reviser AO 6" 20.4.51
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Source Number : 4
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE Listed Buildings Dist of South Lakeland Cumbria 20.9.85
Page(s) : 18
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Source Number : 5
Source : County list of Scheduled Monuments : March 1994
Source details : English Heritage SAM List Cumbria 31.3.94
Page(s) : 37
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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) : 344
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Vol(s) : vol.29
Source Number : 7
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR OS/67136 138 02-JUN-1967
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Built late C14
Monument End Date : 1399
Monument Start Date : 1367
Monument Type : Pele Tower, Hall House, Tower House
Evidence : Ruined Building, Demolished Building

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : CU 328
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 76596
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External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Cumbria)
External Cross Reference Number : 2520
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SD 47 NE 8
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1002535
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, ENGLISH HERITAGE:NORTH WEST COAST NMP RAPID COASTAL ZONE ASSESSMENT SURVEY
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2007-11-26
End Date : 2009-05-22