BRIDGE HOUSE - Ambleside - List Entry

  • Description

    "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 other side of the stream, and the house was built on top of the bridge as a summer-house. Tiny square stone rubble house with slate roof and small chimney, 2 very low storeys, 1 tiny room each floor at each side (facing the stream) with timber lintels and slate sills. Sited on a depressed segmental stone arch of about 15 ft span (house is about 10ft square). Slate steps down to stream bed from the front of the house...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 2 months ago
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