BRANTWOOD - Coniston - List Entry

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  • Description

    "House. c.1797, extended to rear and to right, c.1833; turret added, 1871; dining room added 1878; 2nd storey to rear wing added in 1880s, studio 1897; bay window and octagonal bay added 1905. Roughcast with hipped slate roofs. Front range, overlooking lake.....Noted as the home of John Ruskin, C19 art critic and social critic, from 1872 until his death in 1900. Also the home of William Linton, wood engraver and revolutionary socialist and his wife, the novelist Eliza Lynn; the poet Gerald Massey; and the water colourist Arthur Severn and his family....."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 10 months ago
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