Description: 2, Bailiffgate
Date Listed: 20 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 235600
OS Grid Reference: NU1857813593
OS Grid Coordinates: 418578, 613593
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4159, -1.7081
NU 1813 NE 2/3 20.2.52.
The Duchess's Girls School, formerly Derwentwater House. Reputedly built in 1797.
Three storeys and basement. Five windows. Plain ashlar, ground floor plat band,
cornice and parapet. Glazing bar sash Windows. Central doorway with side lights
below a relieving arch. Six panel door - top 2 raised and fielded; patterned rectangular
light above; brackets to lintel. Curved doorstep. Closed area.
East elevation; 3 bays with plat band and cornice returned; central bay breaks
forward and has a pediment within the parapet.
Rear: 3 bays. Tripartite windows with relieving arches 1st and ground floors.
Venetian windows with pointed glazing in centre light to centre of 1st and 2nd
Interior: fine carved Adam style chimney pieces.
Listing NGR: NU1850213582
Source: English Heritage
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