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9 and 11, Church Walk

A Grade II Listed Building in Kendal, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3229 / 54°19'22"N

Longitude: -2.7451 / 2°44'42"W

OS Eastings: 351635

OS Northings: 492181

OS Grid: SD516921

Mapcode National: GBR 9L8G.H3

Mapcode Global: WH82W.TL0V

Entry Name: 9 and 11, Church Walk

Listing Date: 14 April 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318977

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75361

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 Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 5192 SE KENDAL CHURCH WALK
(North side)

11/19 Nos 9 & 11

14-4-69

G.V. II

Old Grammar School, now 2 houses. No 11 is linked to Lakeland Life and Industry
Museum (in Abbot Hall Stable Block) by 1st floor walkway. School founded 1525
and closed 1888. Present site granted 1588; built by public subscription.
Subdivided and remodelled 1891 by J.F. Curwen. Coursed rubble with quoins.
Graduated slate roof, hipped to east end. Corniced stone chimney to west end
and large stone cross-ridge mid chimney with 7 cylindrical stacks. 2 storeys, 6
bays overall. South elevation: No 9 has full-height gabled wing added with
decorative barge-boards and crocketed finial; cylindrical stone chimney to
eaves. Door to no 9 in west return; plank door to no 11 under canopy carried on
pierced wooden brackets (left bracket dated 1592, and right 1891). C19 wooden
mullioned and transomed, diamond-leaded, windows inserted in older (larger)
openings, some under timber lintels. North elevation has some (C18?) sashes,
with wide glazing bars, inserted in earlier openings. Straight joint shows that
eastern bay was added. A massive stop-chamfered beam survives internally.
Forms part of churchyard group.


Listing NGR: SD5163992182

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