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Locations crucial to fictional literary works are interesting when the real world meets the imaginary world.
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Image for Micklegate Bar - Micklegate, York, UKview gallery

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Literary SitesMicklegate Bar - Micklegate, York, UK

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Micklegate Bar was the most important of the four entries, through the city walls, into the city of York. Any transgressors, who were beheaded, had their heads impaled above the gate. Shakespeare mentions this location in Henry VI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/15/2014

last visited: never

Image for Hardcragg Hall - "The Tale of Pigling Bland" - Grange-over-sands, Cumbriaview gallery

NWNW87.4 km

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Literary SitesHardcragg Hall - "The Tale of Pigling Bland" - Grange-over-sands, Cumbria

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Beatrix Potter visited Hardcragg Hall many times and used her sketches to illustrate and set the story for her book, "The Tale of Pigling Bland". Coordinates are for the front lawn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/20/2012

last visited: never

Image for Hill Top, Cumbria. The Complete Tales by Beatrix Potterview gallery

NWNW100.3 km

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Literary SitesHill Top, Cumbria. The Complete Tales by Beatrix Potter

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Beatrix Potter used Hill Top, a 17 century farm house as a holiday home in Sawrey. Here she wrote and based many of her books. Open to public (fee). Bequeathed to National Trust. Check opening times. See nearby waymarks for more Potter connections.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/24/2006

last visited: never

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NWNW103.3 km

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Literary SitesBeatrix Potter's the Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse Cumbria

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Beatrix Potter drew a from real life for her pictures that illustrated her books and stories. This is an archway shown in the Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse. The house on right of picture is where Johnny Town-Mouse lived.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/18/2006

last visited: 4/19/2010

Image for Misses Pussy-cat's shop in The Fairy Caravan by Beatrix Potter, Cumbriaview gallery

NWNW103.3 km

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Literary SitesMisses Pussy-cat's shop in The Fairy Caravan by Beatrix Potter, Cumbria

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Thimble Hall is the model for Misses Pussy-cat's shop in The Fairy Caravan by Beatrix Potter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/5/2006

last visited: 4/19/2010

Image for Tabitha Twitchit's shop, Tale of the Pie and the Patty-Pan by Beatrix Potterview gallery

NWNW103.3 km

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Literary SitesTabitha Twitchit's shop, Tale of the Pie and the Patty-Pan by Beatrix Potter

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Tabitha Twitchit's shop is mentioned in the Tale of the Pie and the Patty-Pan by Beatrix Potter. In fact it was the author's future husband's, William Heelis, office. Not changed today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/5/2006

last visited: 4/19/2010

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NWNW103.3 km

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Literary SitesTupenny's House, The Fairy Caravan by Beatrix Potter, Cumbria

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The Fairy Caravan was written for Beatrix Potter's American readers as a long children's story. Many drawings from her early life of this area are included in this book, and some say it refers to people still living at time of publishing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/5/2006

last visited: 4/19/2010

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