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The Shakespeare Inn and Basement Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Kendal, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.326 / 54°19'33"N

Longitude: -2.7478 / 2°44'52"W

OS Eastings: 351462

OS Northings: 492532

OS Grid: SD514925

Mapcode National: GBR 9L7F.X0

Mapcode Global: WH82W.RJQF

Plus Code: 9C6V87G2+CV

Entry Name: The Shakespeare Inn and Basement Shop

Listing Date: 14 April 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318982

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75397

Location: Kendal, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA9

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Kendal

Built-Up Area: Kendal

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kendal Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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SD 5192 NW,

HIGHGATE (West side),
No. 78 (Shakespeare Inn) & No. 76 (basement shop)




Public House incorporating shop. Dated 1830, with initials T.S. (for Thomas
Simpson), on carriage arch keystone; by John Richardson. Wet-dashed rubble on
hammer-dressed plinth; 1st-floor sill band. Graduated slate roof; rendered end
chimneys. Three storeys, three bays; 2-bay basement shop. Symmetrical corniced wooden shop front has steps down to two part-glazed doors (one now used as window) with window to each end. Two 16-pane sashes above; carriage arch on left has moulded imposts and projecting keystone to elliptical head. C20 entrance to Inn is up
steps on north side in rear passage. Three sashes with glazing bars to each upper
floor (16-pane to 1st floor).

Listing NGR: SD5146292532

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