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place:- Troutdale fishery, Borrowdale
site name:- Comb Gill
locality:- Troutdale
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
fishery
coordinates:- NY262176
10Km square:- NY21

1Km square NY2617

hearsay A salmon fishery was set up here by Dr Parnaby about 1856. In 1869 it was managed by J J Armistead, who raised various fish. The project ceased about 1883. All that is left are slate lined tanks beside the beck.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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