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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: GARDEN AND FORECOURT WALLING, AND GATE PIERS TO WORDSWORTH HOUSE WORDSWORTH HOUSE

List entry Number: 1327088

Location

GARDEN AND FORECOURT WALLING, AND GATE PIERS TO WORDSWORTH HOUSE, MAIN STREET
WORDSWORTH HOUSE, MAIN STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaAllerdaleDistrict AuthorityCockermouth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 71716

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1.

5161 MAIN STREET (North Side) Wordsworth House. Garden and forecourt walling, and gate piers to Wordsworth House.

NY 1130 2/60 28.8.51.

I GV

2. Mid C18 house, where William Wordsworth was born in 1770. Open to the public. 2 storeys, stone, projecting stone quoins with V joints. Entrance has 8-panelled door in 2 halves, and 2 Doric columns on pedestals with moulded entablature. 9 sash windows above with moulded stone dressings, and glazing bars. Small garden in front with stone walling, and gate piers of stone with moulded caps and ornament.

Wordsworth House forms a group with Nos 2 and 4, The Trout Hotel and Grecian Villa, Crown Street.

Listing NGR: NY1186230705

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National Grid Reference: NY 11862 30705

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