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Sand Aires House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kendal, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3291 / 54°19'44"N

Longitude: -2.7425 / 2°44'33"W

OS Eastings: 351807

OS Northings: 492872

OS Grid: SD518928

Mapcode National: GBR 9L9C.1W

Mapcode Global: WH82W.VG62

Entry Name: Sand Aires House

Listing Date: 24 April 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146488

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75493

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 KENDAL STRAMONGATE
(South side)

8/147 Sand Aires House

24-4-51

G.V. II

House, now offices. Original building 1827, attributed to George Webster, for
Daniel Harrison. Became headquarters of Provincial Insurance in 1919; main
Stramongate elevation 1935 extension, in facsimile, by Bradshaw Gass, & Hope of
Bolton. Tooled ashlar with corner pilasters rising from plinth; 1st floor sill
band, 2nd floor lintel band, and cornice. Hipped, graduated slate roofs with
deeply overhanging modillioned eaves. Corniced stone mid and end chimneys. 3
storeys. Original house, now west return (facing New Road), 5 bays (3:2): Doric
porch in antis, with panelled door in glazed surround, to left-hand block; sash
to either side and 3 sashes to each upper floor. 2 sashes to each floor in
right-hand block. Stramongate frontage 10 bays (2:6:2), symmetrical except for
offset Doric porch with SAND AIRES HOUSE on frieze. 2 right-hand bays formed
north return to original house: 2 sashes to each floor. All sashes with glazing
bars in recessed surrounds (semicircular-headed to ground floor). Single-storey
wing projecting to rear has canted end; 5 sashes, all in recessed,
semicircular-headed, surrounds.


Listing NGR: SD5180792872

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