NY3704 : The Bridge House, Ambleside

taken 4 years ago, near to Ambleside, Cumbria, Great Britain

The Bridge House, Ambleside
The Bridge House, Ambleside
Bridge House was built over Stock Ghyll in the 17th century, probably as a summer house and apple store for Ambleside Hall. It has had many other uses, including as a weaving shed, a counting house for the mills, a family home (for eight people) a cobblerís and a chairmakerís. A stove was added in the 19th century when it became a tea house. In the 1940s it was also used as a bric-a-brac and antiques shop. It was purchased by local people in 1926 and given to the National Trust.
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Date Taken
Friday, 24 March, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 27 March, 2017
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings 
Primary Subject of Photo
House 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 3759 0462 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:25.9890N 2:57.8168W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 37603 04642
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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