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placename:- Millom Castle
parish Millom parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
castle
coordinates:- SD17128133
10Km square:- SD18

1Km square SD1781

photograph

Millom Castle -- Millom -- Cumbria / -- 4.3.2103
photograph

Millom Castle -- Millom -- Cumbria / -- 4.3.2103

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 88 14)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

placename:- Millom Castle
castle
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H -- probably relevant

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
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Millom
blocks, settlement

placename:- Millom
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

old map:- Ford 1839 map

Map of the Lake District, published in A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, 1839.
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Castle
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old text:- Camden 1789

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 169:-
...
... In this [Copeland] at the sandy mouth of the Duden, which separates it from Lancashire, is Millum, a castle of the antient family of the Hodlestons; ...

placename:- Millum Castle
person:- : Hodleston Family
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions)

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 179:-
...
"Between Eske and Doden is set Millum, a castel longing to sir John Hudestan, on the right of Dudden river or Dudden sands." The first lords William and Henry, about the time of Henry II. took their name from it, but t. Henry III. the heiress of Adam de Millum transferred it by marriage to John Hudlestone.

placename:- Millum Castel
person:- : Milllum Family
person:- : Huddlestone Family
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old text:- Clarke 1787

Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787 and 1789; and Plans of the Lakes ... 1793.
Page 105:-
...
I do not find any ancient authors mention a castle here [Castlerigg], Speed, who speaks of twenty-five in Cumberland, hath found out every one I ever heard or knew of, except Kirkoswald; how that has escaped him I cannot tell. I shall here put down their names, and, as well as I can, their most ancient owners, and supposed founders.
...
Page 106:-
...
25. MILLUM. Godartus Dapifer.
...

placename:- Millum Castle
person:- : Dapifer, Godartus
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- West 1784 map

A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, now Cumbria, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, included in the Guide to the Lakes by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Westmorland, and in London, from the 3rd edition 1784, to 1821.
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placename:- Millom Castle
castle
county:- Cumberland

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760

New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87.
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Millum Castle
circle and line

placename:- Millum Castle
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Morden 1695 (EW)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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Millum C.
buildings and tower; castle

placename:- Millum Castle
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Cmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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Millum Castle
Circle, building with two towers.

placename:- Millum Castle
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Jansson 1646

Map, Cumbria et Westmoria, or Cumberland and Westmorland, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Jansson, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1646; published 1646-1724.
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Millum cast.
Buildings and tower with flag.

placename:- Millum Castle
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Jenner 1643

Table of distances and map, Cumberland, now Cumbria, scale about 21 miles to 1 inch, by Thomas Jenner, London, 1643.
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Millum ca
circle

placename:- Millum Castle
date:- 1643
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

table of distances:- Simons 1635

Table of distances and map of Westmorland, engraved by Jacob van Langeren, published by Mathew Simons, London, 1635-36.
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Millu~ Castle S
and tabulated distances; M on thumbnail map

placename:- Millum Castle
date:- 1635
period:- 17th century, early; 1630s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Cum/EW)

Maps, The Countie Westmorland and Kendale the Cheif Towne, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, London, 1611; published 1611-1770.
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Millum Ca
dot, circle, and tower

placename:- Millum Castle
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Cmd)

Maps, The Countie Westmorland and Kendale the Cheif Towne, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, London, 1611; published 1611-1770.
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Millum cast
circle, building, tower

placename:- Millum Castle
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

source:- Keer 1605

Map, Westmorlandia et Comberlandia, ie Westmorland and Cumberland now Cumbria, scale about 16 miles to 1 inch, probably by Pieter van den Keere, or Peter Keer, about 1605; published about 1605 to 1676.
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Millu~ cast
dot, circle and tower; village, tinted red

placename:- Millum Castle
county:- Cumberland

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Building with two towers, symbol for a castle.
Millu~ cast:

placename:- Millum Castle
county:- Cumberlandia
castle
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

old map:- Badeslade 1742 -- probably relevant

A Map of Westmorland North from London, scale about 10 miles to 1 inch, and descriptive text, Cumberland similarly, by Thomas Badeslade, London, engraved and published by William Henry Toms, Union Court, Holborn, London, 1742.
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Millum
circle, italic lowercase text

placename:- Millum
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1742
period:- 18th century, early

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
MILLOM CASTLE / / A 5093 / MILLOM / COPELAND / CUMBRIA / I / 76333 / SD1712781333
courtesy of English Heritage
Ruins of castle or moated manor house incorporating present farmhouse. Licence to crenellate 1335, east range later C14, great tower, now farmhouse C16 or Cl7 with later alterations. Stone rubble with ashlar dressings, house partly roughcast with parallel hipped slate roofs. House has hall to north; east range has central gatehouse, kitchen range to north, solar range to south. Windows with pointed heads. East elevation has projecting gatehouse up C17 steps, front wall collapsed, small projection to south. Straight-headed 1st floor window to south return. South elevation of house has varied windows with label moulds, mostly tall 12-pane sashes, later 2-storey wing to west. Cross-axial stack and return lateral stacks. Entrance to wing. West elevation has pointed entrance and window opening to hall, entrance with overlight and 2 sashed windows to house, gabled out-house to wing which has sashed windows. North elevation has later barns abutting. Solar range has 1st floor with larger windows and ogee-headed entrance, probably to garderobe, to south-west angle; ground floor fireplace has smoke hole to outer hall with finial. Gatehouse has signs of 1st floor, small courtyard to west has jamb of entrance with portcullis groove. Kitchen range has segmental-headed fireplace with smoke hole to outer wall. 2 pointed entrances to hall lwhich has signs of east dais and 2 formerly Y tracery north windows. House north elevation has 2 pointed entrances to vaulted cellars; sashed windows, one with bull's eye pane. East elevation has wide-boarded studded door. Moat to west and north. Scheduled Ancient Monument. See T Clare: 'Guide to Archaeological Sites of Cumbria'.

placename:- Millom Castle
district:- Copeland
listed building
coordinates:- SD17128133
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
GATEPIERS TO NORTH EAST OF MILLOM CASTLE / / A 5093 / MILLOM / COPELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76335 / SD1717481380
courtesy of English Heritage
Gatepiers to road. Probably Cl7 or C18. Ashlar. Rusticated square piers with cornices and ball finials.
district:- Copeland
listed building -- gate piers
coordinates:- SD17178138
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
GATEPIERS TO EAST OF MILLOM CASTLE / / A 5093 / MILLOM / COPELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76334 / SD1716481323
courtesy of English Heritage
Gatepiers. Probably Cl7 or C18. Ashlar. Rusticated piers with cornices and ball finials.
district:- Copeland
listed building -- gate piers
coordinates:- SD17168132
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

old print:- Buck 1739/1837 (edn 1877)

Set of prints, engravings, The Castles, Abbeys, and Priories of the County of Cumberland, by Samuel and Nathaniel Buck, 1739, reprinted by Hudson Scott and Sons, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1837 and 1877.
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Print, uncoloured engraving, The North East View of Millum Castle, in the County of Cumberland, drawn and engraved by Samuel and Nathaniel Buck, 1739, reprinted by Hudson Scott and Sons, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1877.
With descriptive text of 1837.
No.14 in The Castles, Abbeys, and Priories of the County of Cumberland, 1877.
printed at top:-
THE NORTH-EAST VIEW OF MILLUM-CASTLE, IN THE COUNTY OF CUMBERLAND.
printed at lower left:-
To William Hudleston Esqr: Propprietor of this Castle, This Prospect is humbly Inscrib'd by his Oblig'd Servts: Saml. & Nathl. Buck.
printed at lower right:-
THIS castle was built by Godard de Boyvill, who first possess'd the Manor of Millum. His posterity Arthur, surnam'd de Millum, Henry, William, & Adam, successivley enjoy'd it after him: But the last leaving only one daughter nam'd Joan, who was in ye Reign of King Henry III. married to John Hudleston, it was then transferr'd to that family, in which it has continued 'till the present Time. Saml. & Nathl. Buck delin: et sculp: Publish'd according to Act of Parliament March 26. 1739.

placename:- Millum Castle
person:- : Boyvill, Godard de
person:- : Millum Family
person:- : Hudleston Family
date:- 1739
period:- 18th century, early

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Millom Castle -- Millom -- Cumbria / -- 6.11.2007

hearsay Pele and hall, from 1335; obscured within the farm buildings.

notes keep, gateway, curtain wall, moat, all in ruins
Perriam, D R & Robinson, J: 1998: Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria: CWAAS:: ISBN 1 873124 23 6; plan and illustrations

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