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Description: Derham House with Gas Lamp Attached
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 185569
OS Grid Reference: SD5193953381
OS Grid Coordinates: 351939, 453381
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9743, -2.7342
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NETHER WYRESDALE WAGON ROAD
SD 55 SW
2/175 Lower Dolphinholme
No.2 (Derham House) with gas lamp
House, c.1800. Sandstone rubble with tile roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Windows
sashed with glazing bars and stone surrounds. Door, in central bay, has
doorcase of 2 attached Doric columns. Roof hipped at right. Chimneys to
left and set back to right. Right-hand return wall has large tripartite
window, sashed with glazing bars and with plain stone surround and
flat-faced mullions. On the 1st floor are 2 sashed windows with glazing
bars and plain stone surrounds. Attached to the northern corner of the
building is a gas lamp on an iron bracket, restored to working order in
1984. Derham House was occupied by the manager of Dolphinholme worsted
spinning mill. Gas lighting was installed in the mill in 1811 and also
used to light the village street, making Dolphinholme one of the first
villages to be lit by gas.
Listing NGR: SD5193953381
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Source: English Heritage
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