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© Mr Julian Thurgood

IoE Number: 71716
Location: WORDSWORTH HOUSE, MAIN STREET (north side)
  COCKERMOUTH, ALLERDALE, CUMBRIA
Photographer: Mr Julian Thurgood
Date Photographed: 10 September 2001
Date listed: 28 August 1951
Date of last amendment: 28 August 1951
Grade I

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1. 5161 MAIN STREET (North Side) Wordsworth House. Garden and forecourt walling, and gate piers to Wordsworth House. NY 1130 2/60 28.8.51. I GV 2. Mid C18 house, where William Wordsworth was born in 1770. Open to the public. 2 storeys, stone, projecting stone quoins with V joints. Entrance has 8-panelled door in 2 halves, and 2 Doric columns on pedestals with moulded entablature. 9 sash windows above with moulded stone dressings, and glazing bars. Small garden in front with stone walling, and gate piers of stone with moulded caps and ornament. Wordsworth House forms a group with Nos 2 and 4, The Trout Hotel and Grecian Villa, Crown Street.

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