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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1146488



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kendal

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Apr-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 75493

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8/147 Sand Aires House



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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National Grid Reference: SD 51807 92872


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