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Latitude: 54.3751 / 54°22'30"N
Longitude: -2.9987 / 2°59'55"W
OS Eastings: 335221
OS Northings: 498189
OS Grid: SD352981
Mapcode National: GBR 7KHV.LF
Mapcode Global: WH82K.X96B
Entry Name: Former Solicitor's Office
Listing Date: 25 March 1970
Last Amended: 22 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1335779
English Heritage Legacy ID: 76841
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
HAWKSHEAD MAIN STREET
SD 3598 SW
12/135 Former Solicitor's
25.3.70 office (formerly
listed as Magistrates
occupied by W.H.
Heelis & Son
National Trust store. Probably C17 but refaced C19. Stucco with slate roof.
2 storeys, 3 bays. Top frieze and deep bracketed eaves; quoins. 1st bay has
1st floor over passage leading to Red Lion Yard. Ground floor has canted bay
window with small-paned glazing and iron rails to 2nd bay; 3rd bay has window
with paired sashes with glazing bars and horns. 1st floor has windows with
label moulds which are sashed with glazing bars, that to 2nd bay with horns; 3rd
bay has Venetian window, sashed with glazing bars and horns. Entrance has
architrave and 4-panel door. Lateral stack and gable-end stacks. Rear has
horizontally sliding sash to attic window. Rear wing has recess to ground floor
with slate cellar access, 3-light wooden-mullioned windows to 2 sides of recess;
former open gallery above; now infilled with glazed bricks. Interior said to
have C18 fittings (National Trust survey report). Rear wing adjoins No.1 Red
Lion Yard (q.v.). Office once owned by W. Heelis, husband of Beatrix Potter.
Property of the National Trust, the gift of Beatrix Potter.
Listing NGR: SD3522198189
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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