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Latitude: 54.375 / 54°22'30"N
Longitude: -2.9986 / 2°59'55"W
OS Eastings: 335225
OS Northings: 498182
OS Grid: SD352981
Mapcode National: GBR 7KHV.LG
Mapcode Global: WH82K.X97D
Entry Name: Information Centre and Bend or Bump
Listing Date: 25 March 1970
Last Amended: 22 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120821
English Heritage Legacy ID: 76842
Location: Hawkshead, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22
District: South Lakeland
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
SD 3598 SW,
MAIN STREET (East side),
Information Centre and Bend or Bump
(Formerly listed as National Trust information Centre & Bend or Bump teashop [2 items])
House and shop. Early C18. Roughcast with slate roof. Two storeys, four bays, the
1st bay projects under gable, the 1st floor jettied to front and right return.
Ground floor has two tripartite sashes with single glazing bars and horns; 1st bay
has small casement to front, and casement in lean-to projection to left return.
1st floor has sashed windows with glazing bars; 1st bay has sashed window with
glazing bars to left return. Entrance to house (2nd bay) has gabled slate hood
and trellis sides; 8-panel door part-glazed. Sun fire mark. Entrance to shop
to right return of 1st bay. Stacks to rear. Rear has horizontally sliding
sash. Interior has plank and muntin partition, wide-board door, centre board
Shop illustrated by Beatrix Potter in "The Tale of the Pie and the
Patty Pan", 1905, p.29 and p.65. Property of the National Trust, the gift of
Listing NGR: SD3522598182
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