Allen Bank

24 Apr 2003
Allen Bank, Lakes, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22 9QB
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


1291A GRASMERE Allen Bank NY 3() NW 7/66 NY 3307 18/66 II 2.

Built 1805, the Wordsworths rented it and lived here 1808-11, and were visited by de Quincey, S T Coleridge and Sara Hutchinson. The house was altered by the next owner circa 1834. Scored stucco, slate roof, 2 storeys of low proportions. Entrance front has gabled porch, a centre gabled portion with 2 sash windows on each floor with moulded labels, and side wings each having 2 sashes on each floor (except the left hand one which has a porch).

Windows renewed with fewer glazing bars.

Listing NGR: NY3334607691


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0769 IOE Records taken by Gordon Furness; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Gordon Furness. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Furness, Gordon

Rights Holder: Furness, Gordon


Slate, Stucco, Georgian House, Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling