HAWKSHEAD COURTHOUSE - List Entry

  • Description

    "Purpose uncertain, probably courthouse, now farm building with 1st floor exhibition hall. Possibly C13 but probably C15, with later alterations and restorations, 1849 and 1932. Stone rubble with ashlar dressings, slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays. East facade has central passageway with segmental-pointed arch with part of right jamb. Keystone a replica of original now attached to Hawkshead Old Hall ....Interior has collar and tie beam trusses and C13 fireplace with 3-centred arch and dog tooth moulding, part of jamb missing. Originally part of monastic grange associated with Furness Abbey. Property of the National Trust..."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1335777
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Pat Thomson
    Last modified: 2 years, 3 months ago
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