The Terrace, Windermere, Cumbria, UK
Posted by: bill&ben
N 54° 22.816 W 002° 54.117
30U E 506368 N 6025836
Quick Description: The first private houses in Windermere were on The Terrace and were reputedly designed by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin in the Gothic style.
Location: Northwest England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/4/2010 8:11:50 AM
Waymark Code: WM9MG8
The Victorian villas on The Terrace were designed for the Owners of the Kendal- Windermere Railway Company. They were reputedly designed by Pugin and constructed by local builders Pattinsons. When originally constructed in 1856 the Terrace would have had gardens that were terraced down to Windermere station.
The Terrace consists of three grade 2 listed villas, Alice Howe, Boston House, and Bannerigg. The fireplaces in Alice Howe and Boston House are small scale replicas of fireplaces within the Palace of Westminster.
Public/Private: Private holiday villas
Tours Available?: No
Year Built: 1856
Web Address: http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-351688-the-terrace-1-50-windermere-town
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