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Troutbeck, Cumbria

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Troutbeck, Cumbria

Troutbeck is a village in South Lakeland district in Cumbria. It is 3 miles north of Windermere town, to the west of the A592 road. It is a conservation area and includes the National Trust property of Townend.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyWestmorland
OS GridNY4002
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria

Other names by which Troutbeck, Cumbria has been known in the past

Trout Beck Bridge

Troutbeck, Cumbria in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Troutbeck, township and vil., Windermere par., Westmorland, 3 miles SE. of Ambleside, 5807 ac., pop. 446; P.O., and P.O. at Troutbeck Bridge, 1½ mile NW. of Windermere ry. sta.; Troutbeck Valley descends S. to Windermere, and at one part is cut in two by a long hill called Troutbeck Tongue.

Troutbeck, Cumbria in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

TROUTBECK, a chapelry, in the parish of Windermere, union and ward of Kendal, county of Westmorland, 5½ miles (S.E. by E.) from Ambleside; containing 299 inhabitants. The chapelry is intersected by a rivulet, from which it derives its name: in the neighbourhood are quarries of fine blue slate. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £43; patron, the Rector of Windermere, whose tithes here have been commuted for £34. The chapel, called Jesus' chapel, was consecrated in 1562; and adjoining is a school built in 1639, with an endowment of £8 per annum. There were formerly two cairns, supposed to be British, on the removal of one of which a rude stone chest was discovered, inclosing a quantity of human bones.

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