BLACKWELL SCHOOL - Bowness-on-Windermere - List Entry

  • Description

    "House, more recently used as a school and subsequently as offices, and empty at the time of inspection ( May 1998 ). 1899 with minor late C20 alterations. By Mackey Hugh Bailley Scott, architect, for Sir Edward Holt. Painted roughcast walling, with ashlar sandstone dressings and a Westmorland slate roof covering, laid to diminishing courses. Coped gables and tapering linked chimneys. Vernacular Revival style....Blackwall is considered to be to be Baillie Scott's finest surviving work in England, and its significance is enhanced by the survival of so many elements of the outstandingly important interior, despite its recent usage as a school and then as offices...."
  • 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 ago
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