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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: 1336058



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

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sedgwick

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Jul-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 76463

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SD 58 NW SEDGWICK Sedgwick

2/25 Sedgwick House School


House; now school, dated 1868, by Paley and Austin for William Henry Wakefield. Coursed tooled sandstone, ashlar and granite dressings. Graduated greenslate roof; chimneys with conjoined octagonal corniced shafts. 2 storeys plus attics. 5 bays each to entrance front and garden front at right angles. Entrance front has projecting central 4-storey battlemented tower flanked by a dormers with stone turret. Porte-cochere in front with W (for Wakefield) on parapet. At left: single-storey extension with raised, glazed attic; clock tower on service wing to rear. garden front has outer projecting gabled bays with 2-storey canted bay windows. Ground floor windows have traceried heads and hood moulds with patterned stops, some with polished granite baluster mullions. Upper windows 2-or 5-light sashes with stone mullions and 2-centred heads to lights. 1st floor window to tower has Wakefield Coat of Arms above transom, 2nd floor windows Decorated style tracery. Interior has full height Hall with hammer beam roofs, staircase with opening string, decorative balusters and moulded handrail. Elaborate plaster ceilings, fireplaces, panelled doors, moulded skirtings, architraves and dado panelling throughout ground floor.

Listing NGR: SD5101187012

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National Grid Reference: SD 51011 87012


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