ABBOT HALL ART GALLERY - Kendal - List Entry

  • Description

    "Hall, now Art Gallery. 1759, almost certainly by John Carr of York, for Colonel George Wilson. Coursed, squared rubble with quoins on plinth. Band between ground floor and cellars; modillioned eaves cornice with parapet. Main roofs not visible. Mostly 2 storeys with cellars. Symmetrical east elevation, 7 bays overall. Curved stone steps....Entrance hall divided by 2 Roman Doric columns, with responds. Decorative plaster cornices to ground floor. Main ground floor front rooms have plaster frames to walls, and corniced fireplaces, with applied Baroque foliate decoration...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 2 months ago
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