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A Grade II* Listed Building in Kendal, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3512 / 54°21'4"N

Longitude: -2.7389 / 2°44'20"W

OS Eastings: 352068

OS Northings: 495320

OS Grid: SD520953

Mapcode National: GBR 9L94.T0

Mapcode Global: WH82P.WWXQ

Plus Code: 9C6V9726+FC

Entry Name: Gilthwaiterigg

Listing Date: 30 January 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145706

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75373

Location: Kendal, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA9

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Kendal

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Skelsmergh St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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SD 59 NW

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House. Early C16 with later additions and alterations. Slobbered rubble with
quoins, partly wet-dashed. Graduated slate roofs with outshuts added to rear;
ball finials to gables. Large, original, stepped, rendered chimney to right of
centre; other end chimneys. 2 gabled dormers. Hall with cross-wings; 2
storeys, 5 bays overall (1:3:1). Gabled central porch has squirrel finial; door
on west side. Part-glazed door and window to left, 2 windows to right, all
under continuous hoodmould; segment-headed dormer windows. All Hall windows C19
casements. Single stone-mullioned window, with 2 trefoil-headed lights under
hoodmould with labels, to each floor in both wings; windows in west wing blocked
by internal flue. C19/C20 fenestration to west return. Interior: Ground floor
passage at rear retains original chamfered, pointed wooden arch at west end with
curved stone stair to right. Wide C18 stair, with half-landing, leads from
front left of Hall to 1st floor passage under eaves at rear: Closed string,
turned balusters, square newels, and moulded handrail. West wing has shaped,
chamfered, brackets to trusses. Hall trusses have chamfered rafters and king
posts; tie-beams and lower sections of king posts lost, some original lath and
plaster partitions. Plan-form and details are related to Castle Dairy (Wildman
St) owned by Parr family.

Listing NGR: SD5206895320

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