History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Kirkbie Kendal Lower School

A Grade II Listed Building in Kendal, Cumbria

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 54.3279 / 54°19'40"N

Longitude: -2.7395 / 2°44'22"W

OS Eastings: 352005

OS Northings: 492736

OS Grid: SD520927

Mapcode National: GBR 9L9D.QB

Mapcode Global: WH82W.WGNZ

Plus Code: 9C6V87H6+56

Entry Name: Kirkbie Kendal Lower School

Listing Date: 24 April 1951

Last Amended: 30 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145637

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75510

Location: Kendal, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA9

County: Cumbria

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

Find accommodation in


SD 5292 NW

8 & 9/165 Nos 1 & 2 (Kirkbie
Kendal Lower School)
24-4-51 (formerly girls High School)
2 houses, now school. 1823 by Francis and George Webster for Isaac and William
Wilson. Later additions and alterations. Tooled ashlar with corner pilasters
on plinth; 1st floor sill band and 2nd floor lintel band. Dentilled eaves
cornice and moulded cast-iron gutter. Hipped, graduated slate roof with large
glazed dormer to left; stone mid and end chimneys. 3 storeys, 7 bays overall
(3:1:1:1:1). Semicircular-headed carriage arch, now blocked with inserted
casement, in recessed central bay. Right-hand block has part-glazed double door
and semicircular fanlight in central porch; single sash in recessed surround to
either side. Left-hand block has glazed double door and radiating fanlight in
semicircular-headed architrave; single sash in recessed surround to either
side. 7 windows to each upper floor, mainly sashes. 3-bay south return has
sash to right of inserted porch; sashes with glazing bars to each upper floor.
All 2nd floor sashes are shorter. C20 additions and extensions of no interest.
Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SD5201992770

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.