Description: Bagdale Old Hall
Date Listed: 23 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 326518
OS Grid Reference: NZ8964610826
OS Grid Coordinates: 489646, 510826
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4849, -0.6178
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(Bagdale Old Hall)
NZ 8910 3/23 23.2.54.
Early C16. Restored 1883 and subsequently. Principal part L-shaped; 2
storeys and gabled attics. Ashlar; 3 and 4-light stone mullioned windows
with cornice above first floor, 3-light mullioned windows to capped gables
with kneelers. 2-light mullioned windows in capped and kneelered gabled
dormers. Bagdale Old Hall was the seat of several noted local families
and the home of Browne Bushell, son-in-law of Sir Thomas Fairfax. He was
hanged as a traitor in 1651. Panel brought from the Merceria in Venice,
and mentioned by Ruskin, built into 1 of walls. (See P Shaw Jeffrey
"A Short History and description of Bagdale Old Hall" 1945).
Nos 1 to 5 (consec) form a group.
Listing NGR: NZ8964610826
Source: English Heritage
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