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Kirkbie Kendal Lower School

A Grade II Listed Building in Kendal, Cumbria

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Coordinates

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

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

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 & KENDAL THORNY HILLS
SD 5292 NW

8 & 9/165 Nos 1 & 2 (Kirkbie
Kendal Lower School)
24-4-51 (formerly girls High School)

G.V. II

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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