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Latitude: 54.7385 / 54°44'18"N
Longitude: -3.0259 / 3°1'33"W
OS Eastings: 334042
OS Northings: 538648
OS Grid: NY340386
Mapcode National: GBR 7F9N.P5
Mapcode Global: WH80T.H598
Entry Name: Dickens House
Listing Date: 11 April 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1138111
English Heritage Legacy ID: 72389
Location: Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7
Civil Parish: Caldbeck
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Caldbeck St Mungo
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 33 NW CALDBECK Hesket Newmarket
13/81 Dickens House
Formerly the Queen's Head Inn now private house. Early C19. Coursed limestone
rubble with V-jointed painted quoins and square stone eaves brackets. Hipped
graduated greenslate roof with cement rendered chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 2
bays. 6-panel door in painted chamfered surround and similar doorway to left.
Sash windows, with glazing bars on upper floor, all in painted chamfered
surrounds. Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins stayed here on a visit to the
Lake District in the 1850's.
Listing NGR: NY3404238648
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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