NY 066-253 Cumbria England
Branthwaite Hall is a late 14th century stone four storey pele tower, with an attached hall range, founded by the Branthwaite family. The medieval house is of a single build, with the central hall, flanked by a pele tower and a crosswing. Built of rubble, with battlements and pitched roof, both the basement chambers of the tower are vaulted. The spiral stair in the south-east corner, terminates in a saddle-backed turret which risers above the crenellations. There are 17th and 18th century additions to the hall, which was restored by the National Coal Board, in 1985. 5 miles south-west is Hayes Castle and 6 miles north-east is Tute Hill.
Branthwaite Hall is located west of Dean, off the A5086. 5 miles south-west of Cockermouth, on the A5086.
The site is visible from the road.
Car parking is by the side of the road.