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Stoneywell is a National Trust property in Ulverscroft, a dispersed settlement in Charnwood Forest, Leicestershire. Stoneywell is the largest of a small group of cottages designed in the Arts and Crafts style by Ernest Gimson. It was built in collaboration with Detmar Blow in 1899 for Ernest's brother Sydney Gimson as a summer residence, and along with much original furniture, it remained in the Gimson family for over a century. As part of a highly influential vernacular movement, it has become well known within Arts and Crafts circles. In spring 2013 the National Trust announced that following a year-long appeal, it had been able to acquire the house with its Arts and Crafts contents, gardens and woodland. It was opened to the public in February 2015.See Stoneywell and all Newtown Linford has to offer by arranging your trip with our Newtown Linford itinerary planner.
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Stoneywell is a very historic place beautiful gardens and woods , interesting house , full of lovely arts and craft furniture , guided tours , nice little cafe and lots very keen volunteers to keep th... read more »
This place is really something special and lovely. Its tucked away in very nice countryside about ten miles out of Leicester. Its a great example of the Arts and Crafts Movement and the cottage fits s... read more »
This is such a lovely place. You book in advance, park in the car park and wait in the very pleasant little shelter until the shuttle bus arrives (every few minutes). A friendly driver takes you five ... read more »
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