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Isel Hall

Hob Uid: 9468
Location :
Cumbria
Allerdale
Blindcrake
Grid Ref : NY1584033680
Summary : Tower house of the late 14th/early 15th century, with an attached hall wing of the late 15th century. Extended in the 16th and 17th centuries and altered in the 19th century. Three storey tower with two storey hall range adjoining the north angle.Traces of a moat are visible to the east of the tower.
More information : [NY 15843368] ISEL HALL [G.T.] (1)

Isel Hall has a pele-tower built c.1425, the main hall etc. being
early 16th c. and 17th c. (2)

On the east side of the tower are traces of a moat, several yards from the tower walls. (3)

Correctly described and in good condition. See GP AO 66/40/8 for NW aspect. Remains of moat resurveyed at 1:2500. (4)

Isel Hall consists of a 14th century pele tower to which
the main hall was added later. The main range entirely of stone, including the roof, is of three storeys. The entrance gate-posts,
bearing an unusual crest, are of some interest. (5)

Tower house of the late 14th/early 15th century, with an attached hall wing of the late 15th century. Extended in the 16th and 17th centuries and altered in the 19th century. Three storey tower with two storey hall range adjoining the north angle.Traces of a moat are visible to the east of the tower. Listed Grade I. (6)

Listed with plan, and elevation of the east side of the tower. (7)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" (Prov.) 1957
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Source Number : 2
Source : Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society
Source details : WG Collingwood
Page(s) : 247-8
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Vol(s) : 23, 1923
Source Number : 3
Source : Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society
Source details : MW Taylor
Page(s) : 157-8
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Vol(s) : 12, 1893
Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 RWE 15-APR-66
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Source Number : 5
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE(HHR)Cockermouth RD Cumbr.March 1966 14
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Source Number : 6
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : District of Allerdale, 05-SEP-1986
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Source Number : 7
Source : The medieval fortified buildings of Cumbria : an illustrated gazetteer and research guide
Source details : Plan and elevation
Page(s) : 16-Jul
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Vol(s) : vol.29

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Late C14/early C15
Monument End Date : 1432
Monument Start Date : 1367
Monument Type : Tower House, Moat
Evidence : Extant Building, Earthwork
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Late C15
Monument End Date : 1499
Monument Start Date : 1467
Monument Type : Tower House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Extended in C17
Monument End Date : 1699
Monument Start Date : 1600
Monument Type : Tower House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Altered in C19
Monument End Date : 1900
Monument Start Date : 1801
Monument Type : House
Evidence : Extant Building

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 72545
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 13 SE 3
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON NY 13 SE 3
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1966-04-15
End Date : 1966-04-15