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Watermillock


 

Watermillock is a village and former civil parish, now in the parish of Matterdale, on the western shore of Ullswater, in the English Lake District, Cumbria. In 1931 the civil parish had a population of 448. On 1 April 1934 the civil parish was merged into Matterdale.

The settlement is popular with tourists, with several campsites and two hotels. The village and outlying farms are widely scattered between the lake and Little Mell Fell. Much of the high ground around the village was once deer forest, popular with the local gentry for hunting. All Saints Church, Watermillock was built in 1881 of slate and red sandstone, replacing an earlier church at the site of what is now known as the Old Church Hotel. All the windows are memorials to various people, including Cecil Spring Rice and Stephen Spring Rice, who grew up in the village.

The village is accessed by the A592 road. The Outward Bound Trust own the village manor next to the lake. The waterfall of Aira Force is situated to the west of the village.

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Cumbria Watermillock, 1848 Ullswater Matterdale Civil Parish Church of all Saints, Watermillock
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Parish Church of All Saints, Watermillock

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Road junction approaching Watermillock

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Ullswater

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Ullswater
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Ullswater
- Overview About Ulswater Map Street View   Ullswater is the second largest lake in the English Lake District, being approximately nine miles (14.5 kilometres) long and 0.75 miles (1,200 m) ...
Watermillock, 1848
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Watermillock, 1848
- WATER-MILLOCK, a chapelry, in the parish of Greystock, union of Penrith, Leath ward, E. division of Cumberland, 7 miles (S.W.) from Penrith; containing 524 inhabitants. This place is sometimes called ...
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Parish Church of All Saints, Watermillock

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Telephone Box, Watermillock

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A592 approaching Watermillock

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Watermillock from Sharrow Bay

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Road to Oldchurch Hotel on Ullswater, 1986

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