BIGLAND HALL - Haverthwaite - List Entry

  • Description

    "House. Late C16 and C17, remodelled and extended in 1809. Roughcast stone with slate roofs. EXTERIOR: South-east facade of 2 storeys and 5 bays; the central bay breaks forward. 1st floor sill band and top cornice and coped parapet; hipped roof; quoins.... Room in rear wing has fireplace bressummer, probably C16 or early C17, with initials: 'BMB NG' (The 'N' reversed). 'NG' originally thought to be date: 1161. Three of the reception rooms are thought to be attributable to John Hird, and some interior decoration possibly by Webster of Kendal....."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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