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placename:- Askham Hall
parish Askham parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
locality:- Askham
building/s
coordinates:- NY51642392
10Km square:- NY52

1Km square NY5123

photograph

Askham Hall -- Askham -- Askham -- Cumbria / -- 18.7.2010
photograph

Askham Hall -- Askham -- Askham -- Cumbria / -- 18.4.2007

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 7)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
The Hall (Lowther Rectory)

placename:- Hall, The
other name:- Lowther Rectory
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s
date:- 1860=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

old print:- Taylor 1892

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Print, photograph, Askham Hall, Askham, Westmorland, published for the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, by Titus Wilson, Kendal, Westmorland, and by Charles Thurnam and Sons, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1892.
Tipped in opposite p.88 of The Old Manorial Halls of Cumberland and Westmorland, by Michael Waistell Taylor.

placename:- Askham Hall
date:- 1892
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old print:- Taylor 1892

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Print, Over the Gateway, Askham Hall, coat of arms and inscription, Askham, Westmorland, published for the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, by Titus Wilson, Kendal, Westmorland, and by Charles Thurnam and Sons, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1892.
Blazon given by Taylor - quarterly 1. Sandford, party per chevron sable and ermine two boars' heads in chief coupy or 2. Crackenthorpe, or a chevron between three mullets pierced azure 3. Lancaster of Howgill, argent two bars gules on a canton gules a lion rampant guardant or 4. English, sable three lions rampant caudant inflexed argent
Inscription 'THOMAS SANDFORD ESQUYR / FOR THYS PAID MEAT AND HYR / THE YEAR OF OUR SAVIOURE / XV HUNDRETH SEVENTY FOUR '.
Tipped in opposite p.90 of The Old Manorial Halls of Cumberland and Westmorland, by Michael Waistell Taylor.

placename:- Askham Hall
person:- : Sandford, Thomas
person:- : Sandford Family
person:- : English Family
person:- : Howard Family
person:- : Crackenthorpe Family
date:- 1892
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old print:- Taylor 1892

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Print, plan of Askham Hall, Askham, Westmorland, published for the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, by Titus Wilson, Kendal, Westmorland, and by Charles Thurnam and Sons, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1892.
Tipped in opposite p.91 of The Old Manorial Halls of Cumberland and Westmorland, by Michael Waistell Taylor.

placename:- Askham Hall
date:- 1892
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, Askham Hall, Askham, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1896.
Vol.1 no.55 in an album, Examples of Early Domestic and Military Architecture in Westmorland, assembled 1910.
ms at bottom:-
55. Askham Hall. Askham. W.

placename:- Askham Hall
date:- 1896
period:- 1890s

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, Askham Hall, Buildings in the Courtyard, Askham, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1896.
Vol.1 no.56 in an album, Examples of Early Domestic and Military Architecture in Westmorland, assembled 1910.
ms at bottom:-
56. Askham Hall, Buildings in the Courtyard. Askham. W.

placename:- Askham Hall
date:- 1896
period:- 1890s

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, Askham Hall, Gateway, Askham, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1895.
Vol.1 no.57 in an album, Examples of Early Domestic and Military Architecture in Westmorland, assembled 1910.
ms at bottom:-
57. Askham Hall, Gateway. Askham. W.

placename:- Askham Hall
date:- 1895
period:- 1890s

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, Askham Hall, Inscription over the Gateway, Askham, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1896.
The coat of arms of Thomas Sandford, and 'THOMAS SANDFORD ESQUYR / FOR THIS PAYD MEAT AND HYR / THE YEAR OF OUR SAVYORE / XV HUNDRETH SEVENTY-FOUR'.
Vol.1 no.58 in an album, Examples of Early Domestic and Military Architecture in Westmorland, assembled 1910.
ms at bottom:-
58. Askham Hall, Inscription over the Gateway. Askham. W.

placename:- Askham Hall
date:- 1896
period:- 1890s

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 135:-
...
[Askham] ... The hall is an oblong turreted building, either rebuilt or greatly enlarged in 1574, as appears from a curious inscription over the door. It was in 1828 converted into the rectory for the parish. ...
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd)

Map, The County of Westmoreland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by J Ainslie and perhaps T Donald, engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
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Hall / Talum Esq:
house

placename:- Hall
county:- Westmorland
person:- : Talum, Mr
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
ASKHAM HALL / / / ASKHAM / EDEN / CUMBRIA / I / 74411 / NY5164023940

placename:- Askham Hall
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY51642394
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
TERRACE WALLS AND STEPS TO SOUTH OF ASKHAM HALL / / / ASKHAM / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 74412 / NY5166023891
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY51662389
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
GATEPIERS TO ASKHAM HALL / / / ASKHAM / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 74414 / NY5161523832
district:- Eden
listed building -- gate piers
coordinates:- NY51612383
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
BARN TO WEST OF ASKHAM HALL / / / ASKHAM / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 74413 / NY5154623962
district:- Eden
listed building -- barn
coordinates:- NY51542396
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

old print:- Bogg 1898

Book, Lakeland and Ribblesdale, OR A Thousand Miles of Wandering along the Roman Wall, the Old Border Region, Lakeland, and Ribblesdale, by Edmund Bogg, publishd by Edmund Bogg, 3 Woodhouse Lane, and James Miles, Guildford Street, Leeds, Yorkshire, 1898.
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Print, engraving, Arms over Gateway, Askham Hall, Askham, Westmorland, by S Harrison, published by Edmund Bogg, 3 Woodhouse Lane, and James Miles, Guildford Street, Leeds, Yorkshire, 1898.
Included on p.128 of Lakeland and Ribblesdale, by Edmund Bogg.
The inscription is:- 'THOMAS SANDFORD ESQ. FOR / THIS PAID MEAT & HYRE IN / THE YEAR OF OUR SAVIOURE / XV HUNDRED & SEVENTY FOURE'

placename:- Askham Hall
person:- : Sandford, Thomas
person:- : Sandford Family
date:-
period:- 19th century, late

hearsay On the west wing is the coat of arms of Thomas Sandford and:-
Thomas Sandford Esquyr for this payd meat and hyr The year of our Savyore XV hundreth seventy-four
The Earl of Lonsdale lives here.

notes 14th century tower and hall etc
Perriam, D R & Robinson, J: 1998: Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria: CWAAS:: ISBN 1 873124 23 6; plan and illustration

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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