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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1272013
English Heritage Legacy ID: 451900
Location: Lakes, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22
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
NY 3704 1/39
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
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