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17 and 18, Devonshire Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Penrith, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6646 / 54°39'52"N

Longitude: -2.7528 / 2°45'10"W

OS Eastings: 351541

OS Northings: 530204

OS Grid: NY515302

Mapcode National: GBR 9G6H.TN

Mapcode Global: WH81B.P0CW

Plus Code: 9C6VM67W+RV

Entry Name: 17 and 18, Devonshire Street

Listing Date: 9 February 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145086

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72824

Location: Penrith, Eden, Cumbria, CA11

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Penrith

Built-Up Area: Penrith

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Penrith St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Nos 17 and 18
NY 5130 1/75


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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