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Harbybrow Tower

Hob Uid: 9556
Location :
Cumbria
Allerdale
Allhallows
Grid Ref : NY1922041510
Summary : A tower house, built in 1465, with an early 19th century attached farmhouse and barn; the farmhouse replaced an early 16th century hall range.
More information : [NY 19224151] Harbybrow [NAT] Tower [NR] (1)

The tower of Harbybrow, was build by Alexander Highmoor in 1465, the house being added in 1550, as shown by an inscribed stone of that date, within the entrance. (2)

Only the tower is of interest..See GO's AO/67/10/4,5. Everything else is of 19th c. construction; the house is unoccupied and no date stone was seen. (3)

NY 192415. Harbybrow Pele Tower, scheduled. (4)

Harby Brow tower house, farmhouse and adjoining barn. The tower house is 15th century; the farmhouse is early 19th century, it replaced an early 16th century hall range. Grade 1. (5)

Listed with a plan of the house. (6)

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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 : J.F. Curwen
Page(s) : 371-2
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Vol(s) : 13, 1913
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 FRH 24-FEB-67
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Source Number : 4
Source : List of ancient monuments in England: Volume 1, Northern England; Volume 2, Southern England; Volume 3, East Anglia and the Midlands
Source details : DOE(IAM) Anc Mons England 1 1978 p18
Page(s) : 18
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Vol(s) : 1
Source Number : 5
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE Listed Buildings Dist of Allerdale Cumbria 3.1.86 p1
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Source Number : 6
Source : The medieval fortified buildings of Cumbria : an illustrated gazetteer and research guide
Source details : Plan
Page(s) : 14
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Vol(s) : vol.29

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Built 1465
Monument End Date : 1465
Monument Start Date : 1465
Monument Type : Tower House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Early C16
Monument End Date : 1532
Monument Start Date : 1500
Monument Type : Hall House
Evidence : Demolished Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Early C19
Monument End Date : 1832
Monument Start Date : 1801
Monument Type : Farmhouse, Barn
Evidence : Extant Building

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : CU 24
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 72307
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 14 SE 3
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON NY 14 SE 3
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1967-02-24
End Date : 1967-02-24
Associated Activities : Primary, HARBY BROW PELE TOWER
Activity type : WATCHING BRIEF
Start Date : 1989-01-01
End Date : 1989-12-31