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Unitarian Chapel and Schoolroom to North East of Number 40

A Grade II Listed Building in Kendal, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3287 / 54°19'43"N

Longitude: -2.7453 / 2°44'43"W

OS Eastings: 351628

OS Northings: 492825

OS Grid: SD516928

Mapcode National: GBR 9L8D.G1

Mapcode Global: WH82W.SGXD

Plus Code: 9C6V87H3+FV

Entry Name: Unitarian Chapel and Schoolroom to North East of Number 40

Listing Date: 14 April 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138339

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75451

ID on this website: 101138339

Location: Kendal, Westmorland and Furness, 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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(Off East end)

8/109 Unitarian Chapel &
schoolroom to north-
14-4-69 east of no 40

Chapel and schoolroom. Chapel dated 1720 on rainwater head; re-roofed mid c19.
Restored, and schoolroom added, 1882. Built for Unitarians. Chapel: incised
stucco on chamfered plinth. Wooden gutter on dentils; both rainwater-heads are
set between 2 small faces (cherubs?) in wreaths. Graduated slate roof.
Symmetrical. 2 storeys, 5 bays. Single storey porch (added, 1882?) of stone
blocks with diagonal buttresses under hipped roof with gable over door:
Linenfold panelling to double doors in segmental-headed surround with decorative
labels to hoodmould; 3-light stone-mullioned window to either side. Tall,
2-light, wood-mullioned and transomed window to either side of porch; five
2-light, wood-mullioned, windows above. 2 strengthening ties between floors.
Schoolroom (adjoining to north): Coursed, squared rubble. Graduated slate roof
with large skylight; conical iron vent. Single storey, 3 bays. Gabled porch
with panelled, segmental-headed door; C20 sash, in original opening, and 2-light
wood-mullioned and transomed window to right. Very good set of finely carved
early C18 tombstones fastened to walls.

Listing NGR: SD5162892825

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