Watermillock Chapelry

  • Description

    "Chapelry and township in Greystoke parish, Leath ward, Cumberland. Absorbed into Matterdale CP 1934....part of barony of Greystoke (q.v.), with which it descended. Lyulph’s Tower built 1781 by duke of Norfolk as lakeside villa. Economy: farming; fishing with nets (recorded 1472). Pencil manufacture mid-19th century (recorded in name Pencil Mill Beck). Tourism significant from late 18th century: 19th-century villas on lake shore of Ullswater....."
  • Owner

    Cumbria County History Trust
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: https://www.cumbriacountyhistory.org.uk/township/watermillock
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 2 months ago
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