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Arkleby Hall

In the civil parish of Plumbland.
In the historic county of Cumberland.
Modern Authority of Cumbria.
1974 county of Cumbria.
Medieval County of Cumberland.

OS Map Grid Reference: NY142397
Latitude 54.74533° Longitude -3.33313°

Arkleby Hall has been described as a probable Fortified Manor House.

There are no visible remains.

This is a Grade 2 listed building protected by law*.


Farmhouse built circa 1740 incorporating an earlier house of 1725. It is two storeyed and rendered with a slate roof. Short flanking walls extend on either side of the house, that to the left surmounted by a griffin holding a coat of arms in its claws. The house was extended in C20. Possibly the site of a medieval fortified manor house. (PastScape)

Farmhouse. Circa 1740 incorporating earlier house of 1725 with Thompson coat-of-arms over front entrance. Incised cement render, with painted raised quoins and cornice, on chamfered plinth. Graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and kneelers; yellow brick chimney stacks. 2 storeys with attic, 5 bays of double span. Top-glazed panelled door in bolection architrave within fluted plaster doorcase under large segmental pediment enclosing coat-of-arms. Sash windows in painted stone architraves. Yorkshire-sash attic windows in painted stone surrounds. Short shaped flanking walls form integral part of house, that to left surmounted by griffin holding coat-of-arms in its claws. Rear wall has round-headed 2-light staircase window and small attic windows. Interior datestone, inscribed G & J.T. 1725 (Gustavus & Johanna Thompson), has carved bears and men on horseback, which appear to have no armorial significance. (Listed Building Report)
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