Blackwell (historic house)

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Blackwell is a large house in the English Lake District, designed in the Arts and Crafts style by Baillie Scott.wikipedia
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Baillie Scott

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Blackwell is a large house in the English Lake District, designed in the Arts and Crafts style by Baillie Scott.

Arts and Crafts movement

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Blackwell is a large house in the English Lake District, designed in the Arts and Crafts style by Baillie Scott.

Lakeland Arts

Lakeland Arts Trust
The house is managed by the Lakeland Arts Trust.
It operates Blackwell The Arts & Crafts House near Windermere, Abbot Hall Art Gallery and the Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry both in Kendal, and Windermere Jetty: Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories which re-opened in March 2019 (formerly Windermere Steamboat Museum, taken over by Lakeland Arts Trust when it closed in 2007).

Edmund de Waal

Edmund du Waal.The Hare with Amber Eyes
The house has been open to visitors since 2001 and hosts regular exhibitions including work by living artists such as Edmund de Waal in 2005.

Lake District

English Lake DistrictLakelandLake District National Park
Blackwell is a large house in the English Lake District, designed in the Arts and Crafts style by Baillie Scott.

Joseph Holt's Brewery

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It was built 1898–1900, as a holiday home for Sir Edward Holt, a wealthy Manchester brewer.

Manchester

Manchester, EnglandManchester, United KingdomCity of Manchester
It was built 1898–1900, as a holiday home for Sir Edward Holt, a wealthy Manchester brewer.

Bowness-on-Windermere

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It is situated near the town of Bowness-on-Windermere with views looking over Windermere and across to the Coniston Fells.

Windermere

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It is situated near the town of Bowness-on-Windermere with views looking over Windermere and across to the Coniston Fells.

Furness Fells

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It is situated near the town of Bowness-on-Windermere with views looking over Windermere and across to the Coniston Fells.

Listed building

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Blackwell has survived with almost all its original decorative features intact, and is listed Grade I as an outstanding example of British domestic architecture.

Thomas Hayton Mawson

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The gardens were designed by Thomas Mawson in a series of terraces.

Ruskin Pottery

West Smethwick
The rooms contain furniture and objects by many of the leading Arts & Crafts designers and studios - metalwork by WAS Benson, ceramics by Pilkingtons and Ruskin Pottery and furniture by Morris & Co., Stanley Webb Davies, Ernest Gimson and Baillie Scott himself.

Morris & Co.

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The rooms contain furniture and objects by many of the leading Arts & Crafts designers and studios - metalwork by WAS Benson, ceramics by Pilkingtons and Ruskin Pottery and furniture by Morris & Co., Stanley Webb Davies, Ernest Gimson and Baillie Scott himself.

Stanley Webb Davies

The rooms contain furniture and objects by many of the leading Arts & Crafts designers and studios - metalwork by WAS Benson, ceramics by Pilkingtons and Ruskin Pottery and furniture by Morris & Co., Stanley Webb Davies, Ernest Gimson and Baillie Scott himself.

Ernest Gimson

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The rooms contain furniture and objects by many of the leading Arts & Crafts designers and studios - metalwork by WAS Benson, ceramics by Pilkingtons and Ruskin Pottery and furniture by Morris & Co., Stanley Webb Davies, Ernest Gimson and Baillie Scott himself.

Cumbria Museum Consortium

The members of the consortium are Lakeland Arts (which operates Blackwell, the Arts & Crafts House near Windermere, Abbot Hall Art Gallery and the Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry in Kendal, and Windermere Jetty, scheduled to re-open in 2018, on Windermere); the Wordsworth Trust (which operates Dove Cottage and the adjacent Wordsworth Museum in Grasmere); and the Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery in Carlisle.

Lake District Summer Music

The festival concerts - principally focussed on chamber music - make use of a variety of venues, including St Mary's Church, Ambleside, and Blackwell.

Windermere Jetty: Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories

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The Trust also runs Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Blackwell and the Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry.

Huyton College

Liverpool College for GirlsLiverpool College, Huyton
During the Second World War, the girls were relocated to Blackwell House in the Lake District.