Holker Hall West Wing Chimneys, Cumbria
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick
N 54° 11.275 W 002° 59.011
30U E 501075 N 6004429
Quick Description: Holker Hall's west wing burned down in 1871. These chimneys look Elizabethan but are Victorian.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/18/2010 5:43:12 AM
Waymark Code: WM8VRT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
Views: 1

Long Description:
After this wing burned down in 1871, replacing the stone fireplaces proved difficult to source grand enough surrounds. The chimney pots appear to be less of a problem.
Holker Hall is the home of the Cavendish family, who open the west wing to the public. The hall is in the southern peninsular near the village of Cark.

The roof line of the hall can be seen from outside the formal gardens without paying the entrance fee.

Free parking. Courtyard cafe.
Private or Public Property?: Public but charge for entry in to hall or gardens.

What material is it made from?: stone

When was it made?: 1/1/1873

Estimated Height of chimney (please include whether metres or feet): 5 metres

Type of building e.g. house, hotel etc: Stately home

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