Abbot Hall Gardens Entrance
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick
N 54° 19.412 W 002° 44.768
30U E 516511 N 6019548
Quick Description: Abbot Hall Gardens is an area for recreation. A plain grassy area, which has lost its grandeur but not its entrance arch.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11/18/2007 2:47:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM2KZV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 59

Long Description:
Mr Harry Arnold of Kendal and Mr Christopher Fell, timber merchant, of Troutbeck sold Abbot Hall in 1897 to Kendal Corporation for £3,750, of which the directors of Kendal Savings Bank contributed £2,500 ‘in consideration of the surroundings being made available for the public’.

The grounds became a public park which has provided enjoyment ever since.

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Type: Gateway

Subtype: Municipal/Regional Entrance

Location: Off Dowker Lane

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