Salter's Road Walk,Alnham

  • Description

    ALNHAM Tower House Formerly listed as The Youth Hostel (The old Vicarage) GV II* House. C14, first mentioned in 1405,and about 1840. Dressed stone and ashlar with Welsh slate roof. Irregular. 2 storeys. Medieval tower on left with T-plan C19 house attached to right. Doorway recessed under pent roof in angle between the two sections. Tower has 2- and 1-light C19 mullioned windows with floating cornices. C19 battlements with corner turrets. Projecting bay to right of door has similar 3-light window on ground floor and 2-light above. Gabled roofs with corniced ridge stacks. Interior: tower has vaulted ground floor and walls 9 ft. thick. Originally a 'vicar's pele'. Described as "long uninhabited and uninhabitable" in 1821 but in use again by 1844. Later used Youth Hostel but now a private house. http://list.historicengland.org.uk/resultsingle.aspx?uid=1232573" >list.historicengland.org.uk/resultsingle.aspx?uid=1232573
  • Owner

    Pete Reed
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    Flickr (Flickr)
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    What does this mean? Attribution-NonCommercial License
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    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Pat Thomson
    Last modified: 2 years, 10 months ago
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