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Nos 22-28 with Entrance to Yard 30

A Grade II Listed Building in Kendal, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3286 / 54°19'43"N

Longitude: -2.746 / 2°44'45"W

OS Eastings: 351583

OS Northings: 492817

OS Grid: SD515928

Mapcode National: GBR 9L8D.92

Mapcode Global: WH82W.SGLG

Entry Name: Nos 22-28 with Entrance to Yard 30

Listing Date: 14 April 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311878

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75446

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

(North side)

Nos 22, 24, 26, & 28
with entrance to
Yard 30


Shops with Working Men's Institute above. C17, largely rebuilt c1760 for Thomas
Ashburner as the New Play House; used as first Wesleyan Meeting House in Kendal
in late C18/early C19. Bought by Trustees of Working Men's Institute in 1843
and re-fronted for them in 1865 by Thompson & Webster. Restored 1979. Incised
stucco with cavetto eaves. Graduated slate roof with rendered chimney to east
end. 3 storeys, 4 bays. Recessed, arcaded C20 shop front. Stone steps with
wrought-iron handrail up to 1st floor glazed wooden lean-to porch over garage on
left. Panelled door to no 28 opens off north side of passage leading to Yard
30, paralleling recessed shop front on right. 3 sashes to 1st floor and 4
above, all with glazing bars. Rectangular frame between upper floors carries
large inscription: WORKING MEN'S INSTITUTE.

Listing NGR: SD5158392817

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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