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No 56, with Outbuildings and Warehouse to Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitehaven, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5472 / 54°32'49"N

Longitude: -3.5899 / 3°35'23"W

OS Eastings: 297251

OS Northings: 518041

OS Grid: NX972180

Mapcode National: GBR 3HCV.LR

Mapcode Global: WH5Z1.TYPY

Entry Name: No 56, with Outbuildings and Warehouse to Rear

Listing Date: 24 October 1989

Last Amended: 25 January 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247788

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429162

Location: Whitehaven, Copeland, Cumbria, CA28

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland

Town: Copeland

Civil Parish: Whitehaven

Built-Up Area: Whitehaven

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Whitehaven St James

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

ROPER STREET
NX 9718 SW

6/185
No 56, with outbuildings
and warehouse to rear
GV
II
Shop,with storage rooms over and warehouse to rear. Early C19, probably
incorporating C18 work, with later C19 additions to rear. Rendered sandstone;
slate roof. Double-depth plan with lateral open-well stair (to right) and a
mid-C19 refronting to frontage (left, adjoining no 55). 3 storeys. Exterior:
the older 2-window front (to right) with end pilasters with composite capitals,
moulded eaves cornice and sill bands to 1st and 2nd floor, the latter with
decorative brackets; windows to upper floor (3 to 1st floor) with 12-pane sashes
in reveals. Narrower 2-window range to left, no sill bands, sash windows in
reveals with raised surrounds, one (to 2nd floor) blocked. Late C19 shop front
extends across entire frontage with minimal decorations, all timber with plate-
glass windows with glazing bars. Internally: considerably altered in late C19;
stair with turned newels, most of the balusters now gone. Rear range (with
cellars) has suspended timber-framed storerooms. Warehouse to rear, reduced in
height, timber floors and slender iron columns of round section.


Listing NGR: NX9737418109

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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