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Randalholme Hall and Adjoining Byre, Alston Moor

Description: Randalholme Hall and Adjoining Byre

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 73068

OS Grid Reference: NY7079748550
OS Grid Coordinates: 370797, 548550
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8309, -2.4561

Location: Alston, Cumbria CA9 3BE

Locality: Alston Moor
Local Authority: Eden District Council
County: Cumbria
Country: England
Postcode: CA9 3BE

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Listing Text


3/8 Randalholme Hall &
adjoining byre


Large house, of several periods, incorporating tower. West range of two C16 builds;
linked by added staircase bay to tower of late C17 appearance with C18 alterations.
C19 additions include washhouse to east and porch to north side. West range coursed
rubble with quoins. Former 2-storey house, now byre, under graduated stone-flag
roof; taller extension under welsh slate roof with stone end chimney. Tower of
large sandstone blocks with quoins and moulded cornice with 2 blank shields on
each of north and south sides. Replacement welsh slate roof with corniced stone
end chimneys. Former house is oldest part of west range and retains original
segment-headed doorway with remains of chamfered windows above; C20 garage door
to left, steps to inserted 1st floor door on right. Extension incorporates early
doorway with 4-centred head, now blocked. Tower of 3 storeys with attics; 2 sashes
in architraves to each upper floor on north side (some since lengthened). Large
heraldic panel inscribed C.R.R. 1746 to 2nd floor centre; Royal firemark below.
Internally, tower has segmental barrel vault to ground floor; remains of mural

Listing NGR: NY7079748550

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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