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No.7 (Includes 9 and 11)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kendal, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3281 / 54°19'41"N

Longitude: -2.7447 / 2°44'40"W

OS Eastings: 351665

OS Northings: 492756

OS Grid: SD516927

Mapcode National: GBR 9L8D.K8

Mapcode Global: WH82W.TG5W

Entry Name: No.7 (Includes 9 and 11)

Listing Date: 14 April 1969

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145672

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75487

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 STRAMONGATE
(South side)

8/141 No 7 (includes 9 and 11)

14-4-69

G.V. II*

Town-house of Bellingham family, now shop. Said to date back to mid C15,
certainly C16. Restored 1863 for John Broadbent who placed panel, showing
Bellingham arms and date 1546, in dormer window gable. Later additions and
alterations. Wet-dashed rubble. Graduated slate roof has central gabled dormer
with decoratively carved C19 barge-boards; stone chimneys. 2 storeys with
cellar, 3 bays. Part-glazed door with 2 plate-glass windows to left and one to
right; cellar access below windows. Two 3-light wood-mullioned windows to 1st
floor and one to dormer. Interior: Dog-leg closed-string stair has turned
newels (with ball finials) and balusters with moulded handrail. Both 1st floor
front end rooms have ornately carved fireplaces; east room's probably original
C16, west room's lintel C16 but jambs later (C17?), with Bellingham arms.
Window seat in west room said to be dower chest of Mary Rogers: 3 carved panels
with M R 1628 around lock; cupboard door, with 'H' hinges to right of fireplace
has cartouche, with foliate supporters, on panel above inscribed ...(?) PRO
JACOBVS GALLE II REX C.B. To left of fireplace in west room is a cupboard;
central mahogany door (with butterfly hinges), between two C17 carved panels,
has Bellingham arms on cartouche initialled and dated 1774 B. Heavy oak beams
throughout (some remains of moulded plaster casing to beam in storeroom at
rear).


Listing NGR: SD5166592756

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