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Market Hall and No 16

A Grade II Listed Building in Kendal, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3286 / 54°19'42"N

Longitude: -2.7462 / 2°44'46"W

OS Eastings: 351567

OS Northings: 492810

OS Grid: SD515928

Mapcode National: GBR 9L8D.73

Mapcode Global: WH82W.SGGJ

Entry Name: Market Hall and No 16

Listing Date: 14 April 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138302

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75444

Location: Kendal, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA9

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Kendal

Built-Up Area: Kendal

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kendal St George

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 5192 NE
8/102
14-4-69
KENDAL

MARKET PLACE
(North side)

Market Hall & No 16

G.V.
II

Market Hall, incorporating entrance to no 16. Built 1887 by public subscription
to commemorate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. Hammer-dressed rubble with
quoins; ground floor coursed, upper floors snecked. Cornice between ground and
1st floors, string between 1st and 2nd floors, and interrupted string below
eaves band. Moulded cast-iron gutter has lion's head near right-hand end.
Graduated slate roof. 3 storeys, 3 bays. Rusticated pier and responds to left
with wrought-iron double gates between; weathered inscription (partly renewed),
with central cartouche, to each lintel. Entrance to no 16 on right: Panelled
door and semicircular fanlight in surround with projecting keystone. Sashes in
architraves: Tall to 1st floor, with segmentally-pedimented frames containing
shields to either side of central window; cast-iron balconies on stone brackets
to 2nd floor with inscription in large, cast-iron letters, PUBLIC MARKET, split
to either side of central window.


Listing NGR: SD5156792810

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