Bridge House - a 17th century survivor

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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 year to see it and have their picture taken but few actually know much of its varied past. The growth of old Ambleside is associated with a succession of families dating back to the early 14th century. The Braithwaites were an incredibly influential family and originally built Bridge House to access their lands on the other side of Stock Beck and also to store apples from their orchards, which surrounded Bridge House....."
  • Owner

    National Trust
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ambleside/features/bridge-house---a-17th-century-survivor
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 2 months ago
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