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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1326736



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Orton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Jun-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 74089

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ORTON B6260 (West side) NY 60 NW Front Street, Orton 13/70 Petty Hall (formerly listed as Old Hall) 6.2.68 GV II*

Large house. 1604 date with initials G.B. & M.B. (for Birkbeck) on door lintel. Reset stone panel on interior has 1689 date with initials C. & M.P. and pseudo-heraldic device. Later alterations. Coursed, squared rubble with quoins. 45° graduated slate roof with stone coping to south gable. Wing to rear. 2 storeys, 6 bays. 2 plank doors, both with false 4-centred heads. Right-hand door is main entrance with dated lintel and architrave; two 3-light windows to right and one to left. 3-light window to left of 2nd door. 2- and 3-light windows to 1st floor. All windows are square-leaded casements in stone-mullioned, chamfered surrounds under hoodmoulds with decorative label-stops. Stone mid and end chimneys. Interior retains many original features including-large segmentally-arched fireplaces, massive chamfered beams, doors, partitions, and decorative plaster cornices.

Listing NGR: NY6222808118

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National Grid Reference: NY6222808118


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