Loweswater

  • Description

    Chapelry and township in St Bees parish, Allerdale above Derwent ward, Cumberland, including hamlet of Mockerkin.... Population: 294 in 1801, rising to 454 in 1831, when lead mines were active; then declining slowly to 174 in 1961....Landownership: manor of Loweswater separated from barony of Egremont 1230 and known in 14th century as manor of ‘Balnes’ (i.e. Bowness, from manor house and park beside Crummock Water). Granted to Alice de Lucy wife of Alan de Multon in 1230..."
  • Owner

    Cumbria County History Trust
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: https://www.cumbriacountyhistory.org.uk/township/loweswater
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 7 months ago
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