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placename:- Islekirk Hall
parish Westward parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY25984455
10Km square:- NY24

1Km square NY2544

descriptive text:- Simpson 1746 -- possibly relevant

The three volumes of maps and descriptive text published as 'The Agreeable Historian, or the Compleat English Traveller ...', by Samuel Simpson, 1746.
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... Islekirk, Mr. Fetherstone's. ...

other name:- Iselkirk
person:- : Fetherstone, Mr
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

old painting:-
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Painting, watercolour, Islekirk Hall, Westward, Cumberland, by Samuel Bough, 1849.
Sunset scene; to right of foreground a stone farmhouse stands from which a winding pathway leads across a stream towards the village beyond. A single figure stands beneath the shade of a tree beside it, in middle distance. To left of composition rises a steep hill, partially ploughed, adjoined by woodland. Lengthy shadows are cast throughout.
signed & dated at bottom right:-
S Bough 1849
date:- 1849
period:- 19th century, early

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
ISLEKIRK HALL / / / WESTWARD / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / II[star] / 416212 / NY2594344526

placename:- Islekirk Hall
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY25944452
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

notes Supposed pele tower and 16th century hall.
Perriam, D R & Robinson, J: 1998: Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria: CWAAS:: ISBN 1 873124 23 6

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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