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Town End House and the Courts

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2008 / 54°12'2"N

Longitude: -2.5965 / 2°35'47"W

OS Eastings: 361184

OS Northings: 478498

OS Grid: SD611784

Mapcode National: GBR BM9V.NX

Mapcode Global: WH94P.2NVZ

Plus Code: 9C6V6C23+8C

Entry Name: Town End House and the Courts

Listing Date: 12 February 1962

Last Amended: 22 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145784

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75168

Location: Kirkby Lonsdale, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA6

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Kirkby Lonsdale

Built-Up Area: Kirkby Lonsdale

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kirkby Lonsdale Team Ministry

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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5166 (west side)
Town End House and
The Courts (formerly listed
as Town End House with
gatepiers attached at left
hand side)
SD 6178 NW 5/55 12.2.62

1777. Two storeys and basement. Ashlar. Slate roof. Three chimneys. Symmetrical
five bay composition with a sixth bay added in the same style at left hand end.
Rustication, vermiculated to basement lintels then banded to ground floor sills. Two
strings and modillion cornice. Rainwater heads with "R.G. 1777" for Richard Gathorne.
Windows with sills and plain reveals, sashed with all glazing bars. Fourth window of
first floor, tripartite, forms canted bay carried on two Doric columns over doorway.
Six panel door. Across front wrought iron railings on stone plinth with some urn
finials. Extension to left hand side, after 1870. Two storeys but lower and
lacking cornice. One chimney. One window. Back is of rubble. Two storey semi-
circular bay with eaves cornice. Windows with plain stone surrounds, sashed. Those
to bay tripartite. Tall stair window with glazing bars. Modern door.
Interior. Alcove in front hall with elliptical arch in wood. Open string stair with
stick balusters and continuous wreathed handrail. On staircase ceiling small design
of roses in plaster. Raised and fielded panelled shutters to most windows. Walls of
cottages previously on site said to survive in basement.
Adjoining house on left hand side two sandstone gatepiers with chamfered rustication
and ball finials.

Listing NGR: SD6118478498

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