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79 and 81, Main Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Sedbergh, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3237 / 54°19'25"N

Longitude: -2.5258 / 2°31'33"W

OS Eastings: 365895

OS Northings: 492142

OS Grid: SD658921

Mapcode National: GBR BLSF.YV

Mapcode Global: WH944.5LG7

Entry Name: 79 and 81, Main Street

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384187

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484620

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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Listing Text


SEDBERGH

SD6592SE MAIN STREET, Sedbergh Town
162-1/26/417 (South side)
14/06/84 Nos.79 AND 81

GV II

Pair of town houses. Probably early to mid C19; altered.
Slobbered mixed random rubble, hipped slate roof. Unusual plan
centred on a wide through-passage at ground floor in each side
of which each house has its "front" door.
3 storeys and 3 windows, symmetrical, with a wide
semi-elliptical archway in the centre of the ground floor,
with dressed voussoirs and an arch-band, and closed by a
wooden and glazed screen, probably formerly like that at the
rear but now with double-doors flanked by plain-glazed windows
all under an overlight of 4 Tudor-arched lights. Abutting the
jambs of the archway are stone walls approx. 2 metres high
enclosing small service yards. The 1st floor has tall 20-pane
sashed windows, the 2nd floor has shorter 16-pane sashes.
Side-wall chimneys; skylight in centre of roof. In the passage
each house has a C19 6-panel door. The rear end of the passage
has a wooden and glazed screen with small-paned glazing. Rear:
windows replaced with plastic double-glazing.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD6589892141

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

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