17 AND 18, DEVONSHIRE STREET

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1145086

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1983

Statutory Address: 17 AND 18, DEVONSHIRE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 17 AND 18, DEVONSHIRE STREET

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

County: Cumbria

District: Eden (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: NY 51541 30203

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 72824

Legacy System: LBS

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