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Wind up News – Sept 5, 2013

5 Sep

By James Robert Shaw (The Wind up Geek)

Potter Summer Home To be Preserved

Beatrix Potter The Tale of Peter Rabbit

The house and grounds which is said to have inspired beloved British author Beatrix Potter to write The Tales of Peter Rabbit have been given Grade II listed status by the British Government.

‘Lingholm’ and it’s grounds in Portinscale, Cumbria will now be preserved. The Grade II listed status means “being of special architectural or historic interest” and will be protected against “unauthorised demolition, alteration or extension.”

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