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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.

Name: No name for this Entry

List entry Number: 1145086

Location

17 AND 18, DEVONSHIRE STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaEdenDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 72824

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History

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Details

1. 5165 DEVONSHIRE STREET (north end)

Nos 17 and 18 NY 5130 1/75

II* GV

2. C18 and later. Painted ashlar with rusticated quoins and top cornice. Three storeys. A plaque states that the grandparents of William and Dorothy Wordsworth lived here. The facade, at least, has been rebuilt. Present draper's shop established here 1742. Now has elaborate Victorian shop fronts on west and south, with narrow colonnets, glazed scrolled friezes, some round arched moulded windows with triple keystones, and panels of raised lettering, "drapers, silk mercers, hosiers, glovers etc." Two upper storeys have sash windows (5 on west, 3 on south, and 2 on east facade, on each floor). Interior has iron columns, and iron balusters to staircase, shop fittings of mahogany with dentilled cornices.

Listing NGR: NY5153830210

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National Grid Reference: NY 51541 30203

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