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Bridge House, Ambleside


Bridge House by Rydal Road in Ambleside was originally built in the late 17th century by the Braithwaite family to access their lands on the other side of Stock Ghyll (the stream which runs through Ambleside) and to store apples from their nearby orchards. The distinctive buiding has had a wide variety of uses over the years, including being a counting house for the mills of Rattle Ghyll, a tea-room, a weaving shop, a cobbler's, a chair maker's. At one time the tiny building was a home to a family of eight![1] Bridge House is owned by the National Trust and is a Grade I listed building.

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BRIDGE HOUSE - Ambleside - List Entry
- "Late C17-ear1y C18. National Trust property - a great tourist attraction. The minute bridge was built to link the house and gardens of the former Hall with the orchards on the ...

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- "Today, Bridge House stands over Stock Beck in the middle of Ambleside as a quirky reminder of Ambleside’s past; it is a 17th-century survivor. Thousands of visitors come every ...

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