Grasmere

  • Description

    "Township in Grasmere parish, Kendal ward, Westmorland. Became Grasmere UD 1894 to 1935; then absorbed into Lakes UD....Economy: hill farming; woollen textiles (fulling mill recorded 14th century). Slate quarrying at White Moss by late 17th century; expansion in 19th century; closed 20th century. Grasmere became major tourist centre from mid-19th century, noted for its association with William and Dorothy Wordsworth; Dove Cottage ..."
  • Owner

    Cumbria County History Trust
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://www.cumbriacountyhistory.org.uk/township/grasmere
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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