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Kearstwick Institiute

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2135 / 54°12'48"N

Longitude: -2.6045 / 2°36'16"W

OS Eastings: 360672

OS Northings: 479920

OS Grid: SD606799

Mapcode National: GBR BM7Q.XB

Mapcode Global: WH94N.YCX6

Plus Code: 9C6V697W+C5

Entry Name: Kearstwick Institiute

Listing Date: 22 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318944

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75156

Location: Kirkby Lonsdale, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA6

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: 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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Kearstwick Institute



1902. Free Gothic. One-storey hall. Squared coursed rubble. Slate roof, hipped,
with small gablets. Three chimneys, that to left with two round stacks. Almost
symmetrical facade to road, with two large Gothic windows in centre and dissimilar
doorways at extreme ends. Angle buttresses die into corners. Windows of late
Gothic type with arched heads, mullion and transom, cusped ogee heads to lights and
cusped circle at top. Small leaded lattice panes. Each window has small gable with
wooden bracing. Left hand doorway has flat head but large trefoil tympanum. Right-hand doorway has two-centred arch and jambs continuously moulded. Beside each door
a plaque inset in square moulded surround, to left of St George and the Dragon, to
right recording the donation of the building. Plank doors with ornamental iron
furniture of different design. Elaborate iron rainwater heads. Left side elevation
has two single light transom windows with ogee cusping and right side elevation one
window of five similar lights, all square headed with lattice panes.
Built by Henry and Olivia Bentinck of Underley Hall in memory of Thomas Earl of Bective.

Listing NGR: SD6067279920

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