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Brantwood

This article is about the house in Cumbria; for the Belfast football club see Brantwood F.C.. For the community in Wisconsin, see Brantwood, Wisconsin For the subdivision in Houston, see Morningside Place.
Brantwood
Brantwood.jpg
Photograph taken from the Gondola on Coniston Water
Location Overlooking Coniston Water, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
Coordinates view on map
OS grid reference SD 312 958
Built Late 18th century
Built for Thomas Woodville
Listed Building – Grade II*
Designated 25 March 1970
Reference no. 1335727
Brantwood is located in Cumbria
Brantwood
Location in Cumbria
Brantwood. The photo is taken from Lectures on Landscape, by John Ruskin, and dates to circa 1871

Brantwood is a country house in Cumbria, England, overlooking Coniston Water. It has been the home of a number of prominent people, including John Ruskin. The house and grounds are administered by a charitable trust, the house being a museum dedicated to Ruskin. The house is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* Listed Building, and buildings in the grounds are also listed.

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