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Ancrow Brow, Longsleddale
Ancrow Brow
civil parish:-   Longsleddale (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   hill
coordinates:-   NY49900549 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY4905
10Km square:-   NY40



BMP60.jpg  Ancrow Brow from NY47850491
(taken 12.9.2006)  
BVT71.jpg  Stockdale under Ancrow Brow
(taken 3.1.2012)  

evidence:-   old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) 
placename:-  Crow Brow
source data:-   Map, 4 sheets, The County of Westmoreland, scale 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed 1768, and engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
hill hachuring; hill or mountain 
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Image © National Library of Scotland

evidence:-   old map:- Cary 1789 (edn 1805) 
placename:-  Crow Brow
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Westmoreland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Cary, London, 1789; edition 1805.
"Crow Brow"
hill hachuring 
item:-  JandMN : 129
Image © see bottom of page

 Kendal Corn Rent Act 1836

evidence:-   records:- Farrer and Curwen 1923
placename:-  Iron Craw
item:-  demisesheepstone wallfencebarn
source data:-   Records Relating to the Barony of Kendale, edited by William Farrer and John F Curwen, published by Titus Wilson and Son, Kendal, Westmorland, 1923.
"1669 : Demise dated 2 February, 1669, from Alan Bellingham of Over Levens, esq., to Richard Lickbarrow of Longsleddall, yeoman, of all his pastures, meadows and commons called Gray Crag and Iron Craw "together with all the sheep heafes and the barne there," to hold for one year for £10 rent to be paid on 11 November; with covenants that the tenant maintain the walls and fences, "thack" and keep up the barn, and that the said Richard Lickbarrow shall have his ewes to pasture there until 15 April after the expiration of the term and such "gelt" sheep as he may require; D. at Levens."

evidence:-   records:- Farrer and Curwen 1923
placename:-  Arnecrewe
placename:-  Arncrooe
placename:-  Arncra
source data:-   Records Relating to the Barony of Kendale, edited by William Farrer and John F Curwen, published by Titus Wilson and Son, Kendal, Westmorland, 1923.
"1579 : James Layburne, esq., conveys by fine to Thomas Bellingham, esq., 30 messuages &c. and lands in Sleddall, Stockdall, Swinkelbancke, Sadgyllthwaite, Sadgyllhead, Stockdallhead, Sleddallhead, Graycragg, Arnecrewe and Towside; Reg. of D. at Levens."
": Indentures of bargain and sale dated 13 March, 21 Elizabeth (1579), made between James Laburne of Skellesmerghe, esq., and Thomas Bellingham of the Myddell Temple, London, esq., reciting that in consideration of £800 the vendor conveys to the purchaser his lands, tenements, wastes, heaths, moors, turbaries &c., known as Graycrage, Arncrooe, Towsyde, Scleddalhede, situate in the townships or hamlets of Scleddall, Stokdall, Sadgill and Sadgilhed, late in the tenure of the said James Laburne, and all these messuages, tenements, lands &c. in Scleddall, Stokdall, Swynkelbanck and Arncrooe in the occupation of [the tenants named in the ensuing rental]; ib."
": Rental of tenements of Sleddale, Stockdall and Swynklebanke, lately being the inheritance of James Laiburne, esq., and now the tenements of Thomas Bellingham, esq., made 27 March, 21 Elizabeth; [endorsed] "27 March, 1579, the attornement of the tenants in Sleddal, Stockdall and Arncra and the rents of yr own confession.""
": Robert Mitchell tenant of one tenement in Arnecrewe, rent 6s. 8d.: Gressome to James Layburn 33s. 4d. Richard Cowper tenant, rent 6s. 8d.: Gressome by him to Elizabeth Layburn, 26s. 8d.; to James Layburn by the same 20s. The wife of Rowland Lyckbarrow tenant during her widowhood rent, 13s. 4d.; Gressome to Nicholas Layburn by Rowland Lyckbarrow 20s.; by her to James Layburn, 46s. 8d."
": John Shepperd, th' elder, rent 13s. 4d.: Gressome to Nicholas Layburn, by him 20s.; to James Layburn by the same £4. Gilbert Sheppherd tenant, rent 13s. 4d.: Gressome [torn off]. Nicholas Whitehead, the wife of William Nicholson and John Potter, tenants of one "fullen mylne" in Stockdall, rent 3s. 4d.: Gressome [torn off]."
": Total rent for Arnecrewe £2 16s. 8d., making a sum total of £17 12s. 8d."

fence on Ancrow Brow

BJK17.jpg (taken 2.5.2005)  

BJK18.jpg (taken 2.5.2005)  

BJK19.jpg (taken 2.5.2005)  

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