Blencow Hall

Blencow Hall by M J Richardson GeographBlencow Hall was built as a fortified hall range. It is located in the Eden valley by the Petteril River. The hall dates from 1590, and ruined towers are found at each end. The north tower is late 15th century and has a spiral stair at one end. It has an unvaulted basement. The south tower was not added until the early 17th century. It has been restored. The hall has mullioned windows.

Blencow Hall by Oliver Dixon GeographThe Grade I listed hall is named after the Blencow family who owned it. However, their original family seat was located on the opposite side of the river. The hall is available for rental by groups.

Photos courtesy of M J Richardson , Oliver Dixon

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