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placename:- Red Lion
locality:- Hawkshead
parish Hawkshead parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
inn
coordinates:- SD35219819
10Km square:- SD39
References Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

1Km square SD3598

photograph

Red Lion -- Hawkshead -- Hawkshead -- Cumbria / -- Innsign. -- 15.2.2008
photograph

Red Lion -- Hawkshead -- Hawkshead -- Cumbria / -- 15.2.2008

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

thumbnail HB0592, button to large image
Photograph, sepia, Main Street, Hawkshead, Lancashire, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
The inn is now the Red Lion, and has been for a long while, but the innsign here looks like Bunches of Grapes.
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
image OT01P101, button   goto source.
Page 101:-
Passing through the little market town of Hawkshead, where a post chaise is kept at the Red Lion, ...
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
RED LION HOTEL / / MAIN STREET / HAWKSHEAD / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76840 / SD3521498200
courtesy of English Heritage
Public house. Possibly C17 but refaced C19. Stucco with slate roof. 2 storeys with attic, 3 bays, with one-storey extension to left return. Windows are sashed with glazing bars and margin lights, label moulds. Gabled dormers, that to 3rd bay has top-hung casement. Entrance has label mould and studded, panelled door. 2 corbels to eaves, one in form of a man with pig, the other a man with bagpipes. Ornamental iron bracket supports lantern and inn sign. Gable-end stacks. Left return has ornamental bargeboards and 2 sashed windows with glazing bars and horns. Extension has sashed window with glazing bars and horns; gable end stack. Rear wing has C20 windows; 2 gables to left, 1st bay has sashed windows with glazing bars, ground floor to 2nd bay has small-paned fixed glazing with opening lights.

placename:- Red Lion Hotel
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- SD35219820
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
ANNEXE TO RED LION HOTEL / 1 / RED LION YARD / HAWKSHEAD / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76856 / SD3522798195
courtesy of English Heritage
House. Probably C18. Roughcast with slate roof. 2 storeys, 2 bays. Dripcourse to 2nd bay. Ground floor has small-paned casement to 2nd bay. 1st floor has small-paned fixed glazing to stair window to 1st bay and small-paned casement to 2nd bay. Central part-glazed 6-panel door. Cross-axial stack with rounded shafts to right, adjoining wing of solicitor's office (q.v.).
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- SD35229819
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Red Lion -- Hawkshead -- Hawkshead -- Cumbria / -- Man carrying a pig to market. -- 15.2.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large Red Lion -- Hawkshead -- Hawkshead -- Cumbria / -- Man playing a bagpipe (NOT a whistle as a notice says). -- 15.2.2008

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