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Abbot Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2024 / 54°12'8"N

Longitude: -2.6009 / 2°36'3"W

OS Eastings: 360897

OS Northings: 478682

OS Grid: SD608786

Mapcode National: GBR BM8V.P9

Mapcode Global: WH94P.0MRQ

Entry Name: Abbot Hall

Listing Date: 21 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311673

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75240

Location: Kirkby Lonsdale, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA6

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

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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Listing Text

5166 (north side)
Abbot Hall
SD 6078 NE 5/126 21.11.52

C17 yeoman's house, altered C18 and C19. Two storeys. Pebbledashed. Slate roof.
Three chimneys all rebuilt C19. Gabled porch through both storeys at extreme right.
Widely spaced stone brackets under guttering. Windows of two and three lights,
mullioned, chamfered and rebated. Those to porch and ground floor right have
individual hoodmoulds. Those to left on both floors have continuous labels or
strings. Doorway in porch has round head and label, C19. Plank door. Doorway to
left hand side with plain stone surround. Six panel door. Back plain, C18 or C19,
Interior. On ground floor to right hand side large fireplace with rough segmental
head. In same room elaborate court cupboard with panels and hood with pendants,
carved with "IKD 1632". In present entrance hall muntin-and-plank partition and
corbelled C18 chimneypiece. Staircase at rear, late C17. Stairs of complex form,
dogleg with two branches at first landing. Closed string, square newels with turned
finials, and turned balusters. C17 panelling to left hand wall of staircase, which
forms one wall of first floor parlour. The other walls of parlour have early C18
panelling with cornice and dado. At right hand side rear is stone spiral stair. On
first floor at right, front room with some C17 panelling and fitted cupboard similarly
panelled. Heavy tie beam roof.
The right hand part of this house is thought to be the older part and was formerly
thatched. It was until recently a farmhouse. (Annals, RCHM, NLVAS).

Listing NGR: SD6089778682

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