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The Minstrels' Gallery

A Grade II Listed Building in Hawkshead, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3748 / 54°22'29"N

Longitude: -2.9993 / 2°59'57"W

OS Eastings: 335179

OS Northings: 498158

OS Grid: SD351981

Mapcode National: GBR 7KHV.FJ

Mapcode Global: WH82K.W9XK

Plus Code: 9C6V92F2+W7

Entry Name: The Minstrels' Gallery

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Last Amended: 22 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087236

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76863

Location: Hawkshead, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Hawkshead

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Hawkshead St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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SD 3598 SW
(North side)
12/152 The Minstrels'
25.3.70 Gallery (formerly
listed as Crown
Mitre Cottage)


Shop. C17. Roughcast stone with slate roof. 2 storeys, 4 bays, the 4th bay
recessed. Slate dripcourse to ground floor. Ground floor has casement window
with iron opening light to lst bay and leaded casements to 3rd and 4th bays.
1st floor has sashed windows with glazing bars, but 3rd bay has small-paned
casement. Entrance has open slate gabled porch with 6-fielded-panel door.
2 lateral stacks; squat cross-axial stack and paired gable-end stacks to left,
adjoining chapel (q.v.). Right return has 1st floor jettied on 3 arched
braces. 2 casement windows and 1st floor projecting window with 2 mullions,
transom and opening light. To right 1st floor projects under passage leading to
Vicarage Lane. Rear has stone stair to 1st bay over passage, 2nd bay has
jettied 1st floor and light with leaded glazing. 3rd bay projects with stair
window over small light; 4th bay projects and is weather boarded, 5th bay has
casement windows. Interior has chamfered beams and stud and plaster partitions;
dog leg stair has turned balusters and nave newels. 1st floor has alcove with
screen formed of 2 tiers of turned balusters. Rear window, now covered by later
extension to rear, has 4-light wood chamfered-mullioned frame, each light with
2 intermediate bars, leaded glazing behind is plastered over on outside.

Listing NGR: SD3518198158

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