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placename:- Allan Bank
locality:- Grasmere
parish Lakes parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY33340769
10Km square:- NY30

1Km square NY3307


Allan Bank -- Grasmere -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- 14.3.2011

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page 53:-
Just after entering the mail road, the driver will point out the cottage in which the poet and his sister lived, many long years ago, when Scott was their guest. Several good houses have sprung up near it, within a few years. ...
person:- : Wordsworth, William
person:- : Wordsworth, Dorothy
person:- : Scott, Walter, Sir
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
ALLEN BANK / / / LAKES / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 451927 / NY3334607691

placename:- Allen Bank
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- NY33340769
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

old print:- Robertson 1911

Wordsworthshire, by Eric Robertson, Windermere, Westmorland, illustrated by Arthur Tucker, published by Chatto and Windus, London, 1911.
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Print, lithograph? Allan Bank, Grasmere, from a watercolour by Arthur Tucker, published by Chatto and Windus, London, 1911.
Tipped in opposite p.300 of Wordsworthshire by Eric Robertson.
printed at bottom:-
ALLAN BANK / (Wordsworth's study-window, lowest on right)
signed at painting lower left:-
Arthur Tucker

placename:- Allan Bank
date:- 1911
period:- 1910s

hearsay Built by Crump, merchant from Liverpool, 1805. The Wordsworths lived here, 1808-11, not liking the smoky chimneys. Canon Rawnsley lived here 1917-20, he died 28 May 1920, and left the house to the National Trust, on condition his widow could live there.

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