History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Wool Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 54.2774 / 54°16'38"N

Longitude: -2.4543 / 2°27'15"W

OS Eastings: 370516

OS Northings: 486960

OS Grid: SD705869

Mapcode National: GBR CL9Z.GF

Mapcode Global: WH94C.8RJ6

Plus Code: 9C6V7GGW+X7

Entry Name: The Wool Shop

Listing Date: 16 March 1954

Last Amended: 18 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383992

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484424

Location: Dent, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA10

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Dent

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Dent with Cowgill

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

Find accommodation in



SD7086 MAIN STREET, Dent Town
162-1/25/198 (South side)
16/03/54 The Wool Shop
(Formerly Listed as:
Middleton's Shop and adjoining house)


Small house, now shop. Probably late C17 or early C18, altered
in later C18 or early C19. Random rubble (the front painted
white), stone slate roof. Single-depth 3-unit plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 low storeys and 4 windows grouped 1:3. The ground
floor has a doorway in the centre with a panelled and
part-glazed door, and a deep stone lintel which has C17 carved
decoration (lozenges, flowers, etc.); a large oblong 18-pane
shop window to the left, and a large almost-square 15-pane
shop window to the right. The upper floor has 16-pane sashes
above the doorway and to the left, and a larger 20-pane sash
to the right, all hornless and with exposed boxes. Further to
the left there is a similar sashed window on each floor. Large
square chimney on ridge at junction to left. Rear: small
doorway offset right, with drip-band over it, a round-headed
1-light window above and to the right (with glazing bars), a
3-light mullioned window to the left at ground floor with a
drip-band, an altered 3-light window above this, and one
window on each floor at the right-hand end, the upper sashed
with glazing bars.
INTERIOR: not inspected. Forms group with house adjoining to
the right (qv) and with Post Office adjoining to the left

Listing NGR: SD7051686960

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.