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Barngates, Cumbria

Barngates is a rural location in Ambleside, situated in the county of Cumbria, England.

Hitchcock's Films

The Paradine Case (1947)

After disembarking at Braithwaite Station, Anthony Keane (Gregory Peck) walks a short distance to the Station Hotel.

In fact the hotel was The Drunken Duck, an inn over 16 miles from the station.[1]

According to author Gary Giblin, Hitchcock had scouted for filming locations in Cumbria during May 1946 with unit manager Fred Ahern.

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Notes & References

  1. Alfred Hitchcock's London: A Reference Guide to Locations (2009) by Gary Giblin, pages 285-86