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placename:- Barrow House
other name:- Derwentwater YHA
other name:- Cascade House
locality:- Barrow
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY26852001
10Km square:- NY22

1Km square NY2620

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Barrow House -- Barrow -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- 19.1.2008
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Barrow House -- Barrow -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- 19.1.2008

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

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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Barrow
block, building

placename:- Barrow
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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Barrow Ho.

placename:- Barrow House
county:- Westmoreland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 55:-
... On Barrow Common may be observed that finely-wooded promontory, which boldly projects almost into the middle of the lake from the hall built by the late Joseph Pocklington, Esq. and commanding a fine view of Derwent Water and Skiddaw. The cascade, at the back of the house, may be seen by leave; ...
Page 166:-
...
Barrow House is the residence of Joseph Pocklington Senhouse, Esq. Behind the house is a cascade, 122 feet in height, in two falls.

placename:- Barrow House
person:- : Senhouse, Joseph Pocklington
person:- : Pocklington, Joseph
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
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Page 118:-
... Mr. Pocklington has a pleasant summer residence at Barrow House; ...
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... we pass Barrow House, the beautiful summer residence of Joseph Pocklington, Esq. A fine cascade behind the house may be seen by strangers on application at the lodge. ...
person:- : Pocklington, Joseph
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Der)

Map series, lakes and roads to the Lakes, by James Clarke, engraved by S J Neele, 352 Strand, London, included in A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, published by James Clarke, Penrith, and in London etc, from 1787 to 1793.
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J. ROBLEY ESQR. / BARROW
building

placename:- Barrow
person:- : Robley, J
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Der)

Series of maps, An Accurate Map of the Matchless Lake of Derwent, of the Grand Lake of Windermere, of the Beautiful Lake of Ullswater, of Broadwater or Bassenthwaite Lake, of Coniston Lake, of Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater Lakes, and Pocklington's Island, by Peter Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1783 to 1794.
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Barrow Cascade Hall / Jos. Pocklington's Esq.

placename:- Barrow Cascade Hall
house
person:- : Pocklington, Joseph
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

old map (vignette):- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Der) -- perhaps relevant

Series of maps, An Accurate Map of the Matchless Lake of Derwent, of the Grand Lake of Windermere, of the Beautiful Lake of Ullswater, of Broadwater or Bassenthwaite Lake, of Coniston Lake, of Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater Lakes, and Pocklington's Island, by Peter Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1783 to 1794.
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placename:- Barrow Cascade Hall
date:- 1783
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
BARROW HOUSE / / / BORROWDALE / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / II / 72175 / NY2685520013

placename:- Barrow House
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY26852001
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

old print:- Black 1856 (23rd edn 1900)

Guide book, Black's Guide to the English Lakes, published by Adam and Charles Black, North Bridge, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, or Soho Square, London, 1856 to 1900s onwards.
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Print, lithograph, Outline Views, Skiddaw and Derwent Water - Mountains as seen at Lodore Hotel, and Mountains as seen at the Third Gate on Ascending Latrigg on the Way to Skiddaw, by J Flintoft, Keswick, Cumberland, engraved by R Mason, Edinburgh, Lothian, about 1900.
... Barrow House ...

placename:- Barrow House
date:- 1900
period:- 1900s

old print:- Black 1841 (3rd edn 1846)

Guide book, Black's Picturesque Guide to the English Lakes, published by Adam and Charles Blck, North Bridge, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, 1841 to 1888.
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Print, engraving, outline view, Mountains as seen at Lowdore Inn, and Mountains as seen at the Third Gate on Ascending Latrigg on the Way to Skiddaw, by J Flintoft, Keswick, Cumberland, engraved by R Mason, Edinburgh, Lothian, about 1846.
... Barrow House ...

placename:- Barrow House
date:- 1844
period:- 19th century, early

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button to large Barrow House -- Barrow -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- 19.1.2008

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