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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1271835



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Lakes

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: I

Date first listed: 12-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 452838

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1. 1291A RYDAL AND LOUGHRIGG RYDAL Rydal Mount NY 30 NE 9/194 12.1.67. I GV 2. C16, C17 and C18. The home of William Wordsworth from 1813 until he died in 1850, now open to the public. 3 storeys. Colour-washed stone rubble, slate roof with round chimneys, gabled porch, new windows. Lower wings are 2 storeys. East block late C16. West wing C17. A cross-wing added circa 1700 at north end of original block. A mid-cl8 block between the original house and the west wing. For group notes see General group description under Rydal.

Listing NGR: NY3639806371

Selected Sources

Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 9 Cumbria,

National Grid Reference: NY 36398 06371


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