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Latitude: 54.3928 / 54°23'34"N
Longitude: -3.3801 / 3°22'48"W
OS Eastings: 310486
OS Northings: 500579
OS Grid: NY104005
Mapcode National: GBR 4KVN.02
Mapcode Global: WH712.1VP8
Entry Name: Medieval Tower Incorporated into Irton Hall
Listing Date: 21 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1067822
English Heritage Legacy ID: 76243
Location: Irton with Santon, Copeland, Cumbria, CA19
Civil Parish: Irton with Santon
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Irton St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 10 SW (INSET) IRTON WITH SANTON
14/45 (INSET) Medieval Tower
Fortified tower-house; C14, probably for Adam de Yrton. Now incorporated into
school (empty at time of survey, July 1984). Granite random rubble with carved
sandstone detailing; overhanging embattled parapet (C18 renewal?) carried on
cavetto eaves moulding. Hipped, lead roof. 2 storeys, with attic and basement,
2 irregular bays. Assorted fenestration, some original with carved labels and
cusped heads, some late C19. Interior has segmentally-vaulted basement and
full-height newel stair. Main entrance now knocked through from school.
Listing NGR: NY1048600579
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