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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MOOT HALL

List entry Number: 1137330

Location

MOOT HALL, MARKET PLACE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaCarlisleDistrict AuthorityBrampton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Apr-1957

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 77849

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History

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Details

NY 5361 BRAMPTON MARKET PLACE BRAMPTON (Centre of)

16/52 Moot Hall

1.4.57 II*

Moot Hall. 1817, replacing C17 Town Hall, for the Earl of Carlisle: given to the Parish Council 1896 and extended on ground floor. Extension of dressed red sandstone, with stucco and painted quoins above, green slate roof with lead hips; wooden tower with lead cupola. Octagonal building, originally open on the ground floor for butter, egg and poultry market. 2 storeys, 3 bays, with single storey extension. Ground floor has round headed porch, flanked by small niches, under external staircase to upper floor meeting chamber, now Tourist Office. Large round headed windows with glazing bars to extension. Upper floor has pointed head entrance and windows, plank door with radial fanlight and glazing bar sashes with square and shaped heads. Tower has engaged angle columns and clock, surmounted by latticed cupola containing market bell and weather vane. Bench mark left of entrance: iron stocks to right. Stairs to right have bronze wall plaque to Robert Burn, local poet, died 1902. Bull ring set in cobbles to west of entrance.

Listing NGR: NY5310661096

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National Grid Reference: NY 53074 61088

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