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Market House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.203 / 54°12'10"N

Longitude: -2.5973 / 2°35'50"W

OS Eastings: 361136

OS Northings: 478749

OS Grid: SD611787

Mapcode National: GBR BM9V.H3

Mapcode Global: WH94P.2MG8

Plus Code: 9C6V6C33+63

Entry Name: Market House

Listing Date: 22 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311751

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75212

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 (south side)
No 17
SD 6178 NW 5/98 (Market House)

1854 by Miles Thompson of Kendal. Symmetrical faceted composition of nine bays which
turn the corner of Main Street and Market Street. Two storeys. Ashlar. Slate roof.
Plinth of rugged rustication, then chamfered rustication to ground floor. Two impost
bands. Cornice. Panel above cornice over central bay with date flanked by scrolls.
Ground floor consists of an arcade of which all arches are now windows except the
central arch, which has wrought iron gates. Glazing recent. First floor windows are
round headed and have sunk panels under. Sashed with all glazing bars. Market hall
runs back behind, rubble with blind arcade. Interior has some cast iron columns but
is much altered and subdivided.
Built by subscription as a Mechanics' Institute, library and county court as well as a
market house.

Listing NGR: SD6113678749

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