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Architectural Heritage
Blackwell House from the lower terrace
© Courtesy of The Lakeland Arts Trust.

Designed and constructed by architect M. H. Baillie Scott, Blackwell House on the banks of Lake Windermere, is a showcase of the Arts and Crafts architectural style. This decorative arts movement provided an escape from the austerity of industrial Britain in the late 19th Century.

We explore the design style, the architect's life and the colourful past of Blackwell House itself.

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