The Wool Shop, Dent
Description: The Wool Shop
Date Listed: 16 March 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 484424
OS Grid Reference: SD7051686960
OS Grid Coordinates: 370516, 486960
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2774, -2.4543
Location: Main Street, Dent, Cumbria LA10 5QP
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SD7086 MAIN STREET, Dent Town
162-1/25/198 (South side)
16/03/54 The Wool Shop
(Formerly Listed as:
Middleton's Shop and adjoining house)
Small house, now shop. Probably late C17 or early C18, altered
in later C18 or early C19. Random rubble (the front painted
white), stone slate roof. Single-depth 3-unit plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 low storeys and 4 windows grouped 1:3. The ground
floor has a doorway in the centre with a panelled and
part-glazed door, and a deep stone lintel which has C17 carved
decoration (lozenges, flowers, etc.); a large oblong 18-pane
shop window to the left, and a large almost-square 15-pane
shop window to the right. The upper floor has 16-pane sashes
above the doorway and to the left, and a larger 20-pane sash
to the right, all hornless and with exposed boxes. Further to
the left there is a similar sashed window on each floor. Large
square chimney on ridge at junction to left. Rear: small
doorway offset right, with drip-band over it, a round-headed
1-light window above and to the right (with glazing bars), a
3-light mullioned window to the left at ground floor with a
drip-band, an altered 3-light window above this, and one
window on each floor at the right-hand end, the upper sashed
with glazing bars.
INTERIOR: not inspected. Forms group with house adjoining to
the right (qv) and with Post Office adjoining to the left
Listing NGR: SD7051686960
Source: English Heritage
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