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The Knoll

A Grade II Listed Building in Ambleside, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4348 / 54°26'5"N

Longitude: -2.9676 / 2°58'3"W

OS Eastings: 337335

OS Northings: 504805

OS Grid: NY373048

Mapcode National: GBR 7KQ5.B0

Mapcode Global: WH826.DS3L

Entry Name: The Knoll

Listing Date: 15 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272013

English Heritage Legacy ID: 451900

Location: Lakes, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Lakes

Built-Up Area: Ambleside

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Ambleside

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

1.
1291A AMBLESIDE
RYDAL ROAD
The Knoll
NY 3704 1/39
II
2.
Associations with Harriet Martineau. She built the house in 1844 for her
own occupation, was visited here by Mrs Gaskell and Charlotte Bronte, and
she died here in 1876. Tall square house of stone rubble with slate quoins
and slate roof, with a gable on each side. 2 storeys. Clustered round
chimneys. 16-paned sash windows with labels. Garden front has a bay window
and wooden mullioned and transomed windows. Boarded door and traceried
fanlight in an angle, with a hood on wooden Tuscan colums.


Listing NGR: NY3733504805

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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