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Anne Tyson's Cottage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ambleside, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3749 / 54°22'29"N

Longitude: -2.9995 / 2°59'58"W

OS Eastings: 335169

OS Northings: 498175

OS Grid: SD351981

Mapcode National: GBR 7KHV.DG

Mapcode Global: WH82K.W9VF

Plus Code: 9C6V92F2+X5

Entry Name: Anne Tyson's Cottage

Listing Date: 18 May 1953

Last Amended: 22 September 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338191

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76875

Location: Hawkshead, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22

County: Cumbria

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

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Listing Text

SD 3598 SW
(North side)
12/164 Anne Tyson's Cottage
18.5.53 (formerly listed as
Wordsworth Lodge)


House. Probably C17. Roughcast with slate roof. 2 storeys, 5 bays, the end
bays projecting as gabled wings. Slate dripcourse to central 3 bays. Ground
floor has sashed windows with glazing bars to 3rd and 4th bays. 1st floor has
casement windows with iron opening lights. 1st bay has steps to 1st floor
terrace to return supported on round stone rubble pier, ground floor entrances
and 1st floor window with small-paned casement and glazed door. Entrance
between 3rd and 4th bays has trellis porch and part-glazed 6-panel door. 5th
bay has casement windows, that to 1st floor with iron opening light; left return
has small 1st floor window; right return has casement and half-glazed entrance.
Cross-axial stack; 1st bay has gable-end stack. 5th bay has projecting return
lateral stack with set offs, and cross-axial stack. Interior not inspected, but
said to have timber partitions etc. William Wordsworth is believed to have
lodged here while attending Hawkshead Grammar School (q.v.). 1st bay wing used
as chapel until 1862.

Listing NGR: SD3516998175

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

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