Crookdake is a distributed hamlet in the Allerdale district of Cumbria, located about 5 miles south-west of Wigton and 3 miles north-east of Aspatria. The old manor of Crookdake is recorded as belonging to the Musgrave family from 15th century. Following the death of William Musgrave in 1664 the manor passed through his daughter, Anne, by marriage, to Sir John Ballantine. The manor remained with the Ballantine (later Ballantyne-Dykes) family into 19th century. Crookdake Hall was the manor house. There a few of farms, including Crookdake Farm and residences in the hamlet. Crookdake Mill is situated by Crummock Beck, to the east of the Hall. Historically, Crookdake was part of the ancient parish of Bromfield in the old county of Cumberland. Today, Crookdake is part of Bromfield Civil Parish.
CROOKDAKE, a hamlet, in the township and parish of Bromfield, union of Wigton, Allerdale ward below Derwent, W. division of Cumberland, 6½ miles (S. W.) from Wigton; with 191 inhabitants.