NEWBIGGIN HALL - Cumbria - List Entry

  • Description

    "Large house, dating from mid C15 with later alterations and additions. Coursed, squared rubble and ashlar with quoins. Hipped, graduated slate roofs with corniced stone chimneys; embattled parapets. The tower, to left of centre on north side, is known as the Jerusalem; probably built in the 1460s as a temporary refuge for the Crackenthorpe family who fought on the losing side in the Wars of the Roses. A more permanent tower was added to the rear in the early C16..."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 7 months ago
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