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Description: 72-76, Westgate Place
Date Listed: 2 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 195081
OS Grid Reference: TF3254387387
OS Grid Coordinates: 532543, 387387
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3667, -0.0095
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TF 3287 2/62 2.11.54. Nos 72 to 76 (even)
Circa 1775. 2 storeys and attics in yellow brick with red dressings. 5 hung
sash windows with cased frames and cambered heads, glazing bars. Band over ground
floor. Brick eaves. 4 simple gabled brick dormers to left, 2 slope-top dormers
to right. Round-arched window to No 74 to left. Plain door to No 72; half-glazed
door to No 76; 4-panel door to No 76. Plaque to No 74:- "Alfred Lord Tennyson
lived here 1810-1820". This house, in what was originally called Harvey's Alley,
was the home of Tennyson's grandmother, and it was here that he lived while at
the Grammar School here. Graded for that reason.
Nos 70 to 80 (even) form a group.
Listing NGR: TF3254387387
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Source: English Heritage
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