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48 and 50, Main Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Sedbergh, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3237 / 54°19'25"N

Longitude: -2.5272 / 2°31'37"W

OS Eastings: 365810

OS Northings: 492146

OS Grid: SD658921

Mapcode National: GBR BLSF.PT

Mapcode Global: WH944.4LV6

Plus Code: 9C6V8FFF+F4

Entry Name: 48 and 50, Main Street

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Last Amended: 18 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384183

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484615

Location: Sedbergh, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA10

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Sedbergh

Built-Up Area: Sedbergh

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Sedbergh, Cautley and Garsdale

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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SD6592SE MAIN STREET, Sedbergh Town
162-1/26/413 (North side)
14/06/84 Nos.48 AND 50
(Formerly Listed as:


Shop and hotel, now integrated as shop, with dwelling over.
Probably early to mid C18; altered in C19 and C20. Scored
stucco (rear of random rubble), graduated slate roof. L-plan
formed by single-depth 2-unit main range parallel to street,
with long single-depth rear wing to 2nd unit.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and 3 windows. At ground floor the left
half (No.48) has a shop front, probably C18, consisting of a
wide window with a former doorway to the right (altered as a
window) both framed by convex stone pilasters each with 2
Gibbsian blocks and a primitive Ionic capital, with a deep
frieze (now covered by C20 lettered fascia), and a prominent
cornice over this running out over the doorway of No.50. This
has a moulded surround, consoles to the cornice, and a
recessed panelled and part-glazed door with an overlight which
has rectilinear glazing bars; and to the right is a large
square fixed window without glazing bars. The 1st floor has 3
segmental-headed hornless 12-pane sashed windows, the 2nd
floor has 2-light casements under the eaves, and to left and
right of the centre windows are prominent wrought-iron
brackets for former hanging signs.
INTERIOR: front range altered by removal of partitions, but
right-hand portion (No.50) has heavy plain beam; rear wing has
window at 1st floor with etched graffiti including the name
"L.Hubbersty / July 23rd 1778" in elegant cursive script
surrounded by flourishes; 2 oak roof trusses and some original

Listing NGR: SD6581092148

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