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Former North East Wing of Rayson Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Ousby, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7015 / 54°42'5"N

Longitude: -2.5722 / 2°34'19"W

OS Eastings: 363224

OS Northings: 534200

OS Grid: NY632342

Mapcode National: GBR BGG2.XF

Mapcode Global: WH92C.G3D3

Entry Name: Former North East Wing of Rayson Hall

Listing Date: 27 December 1967

Last Amended: 14 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144923

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73232

Location: Ousby, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Ousby

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Ousby St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 63 SW OUSBY TOWNHEAD, OUSBY

14/172 Former north-east wing
27.12.67 of Rayson Hall
(formerly listed as part of
Rayon Hall)

G.V. II

Original house. Lintel dated H.R. M.R. 1606 but may incorporate earlier material;
built for Hugh Rayson, rector of Ousby Church 1583-1611. Extensively reconstructed
in late C20. Coursed rubble with quoins. Graduated slate roof has stone end
chimneys; coping to north end. 2 storeys. Part-glazed door in convex-moulded
surround under hoodmould with decorative labels. Window to left surrounds (mullions
now removed) under hoodmoulds with decorative labels. Blocked fire window to ground
floor extreme right has chip-carved lintel. Original single, and mullioned 2-light,
windows survive to rear which had central gabled stair wing added in late C17.
House at present (1983) being extended into former outbuilding adjoining east end.
Internally, C20 subdivisions have been inserted and little survives from the earlier
work except the closed string staircase which has turned balusters, moulded handrail
and square newels.


Listing NGR: NY6322434200

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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