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England

Abbot Hall

  • Built / Designed For: Colonel George Wilson

    House & Family History: Abbot Hall is today the Abbot Hall Art Gallery, owned by the Lake District Art Gallery & Museum Trust and described as "one of Britain's finest small art galleries." It also contains the adjacent Museum of Lakeland Life.

  • Architect: John Carr

    Date: 1759
    Designed: House for Colonel George Wilson
    (Attribution of this work is uncertain)
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  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat of: Colonel George Wilson, 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Other

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Museum

    Ownership Details: Owned by Lake District Art Gallery & Museum Trust.

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01539-722-464

    Fax: 01539-722-494

    Email: info@abbothall.org.uk

    Website: http://www.abbothall.org.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No