2, Bailiffgate

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BAILIFFGATE 1. 5330 (North Side) No 2 NU 1813 NE 2/3 20.2.52. II* G 2. 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 floors. Interior: fine carved Adam style chimney pieces.

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2 Bailiffgate Archaeological AssessmentFile
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Historic England listing: 2, BailiffgateLink
Home Front Legacy (Derwentwater House)Link
Keys to the past: 2, BailiffgateLink
Keys to the past: Derwentwater HouseLink

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