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Dickens House

A Grade II Listed Building in Caldbeck, Cumbria

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138111

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72389

Location: Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Caldbeck

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Caldbeck St Mungo

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

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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