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

Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NU 18578 13593


BAILIFFGATE 1. 5330 (North Side) No 2 NU 1813 NE 2/3 20.2.52. II* G 2. The Duchess's Girls School, formerly Derwentwater House. Reputedly built in 1797. Three storeys and basement. Five windows. Plain ashlar, ground floor plat band, cornice and parapet. Glazing bar sash Windows. Central doorway with side lights below a relieving arch. Six panel door - top 2 raised and fielded; patterned rectangular light above; brackets to lintel. Curved doorstep. Closed area. East elevation; 3 bays with plat band and cornice returned; central bay breaks forward and has a pediment within the parapet. Rear: 3 bays. Tripartite windows with relieving arches 1st and ground floors. Venetian windows with pointed glazing in centre light to centre of 1st and 2nd floors. Interior: fine carved Adam style chimney pieces.

Listing NGR: NU1850213582


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 17 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/02055/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Alastair Cochrane. Source Historic England Archive
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