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Low House Farm, Above Derwent
Low House Farm
locality:-   Newlands
civil parish:-   Above Derwent (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   buildings
coordinates:-   NY22721909
1Km square:-   NY2219
10Km square:-   NY21

CBA85.jpg (taken 9.7.2014)  
CBA86.jpg (taken 9.7.2014)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 63 16) 
placename:-  Low House
source data:-   Maps, 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.

evidence:-   old map:- Donald 1774 (Cmd) 
placename:-  Low House
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, 3x2 sheets, The County of Cumberland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by Thomas Donald, engraved and published by Joseph Hodskinson, 29 Arundel Street, Strand, London, 1774.
"Low Ho."
block or blocks, labelled in lowercase; a hamlet or just a house 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
Image © Carlisle Library

evidence:-   perhaps old print:- 
placename:-  Low Houses
source data:-   Print, Low Houses in Newlands, ?Low House Farm, Above Derwent, Cumberland, drawn and engraved by William Green, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1809.
image  click to enlarge
L shaped stone built house with a hay loft at the right angle. A drystone wall and a wooden gate stand to left of composition; an upright scythe stands on top of the wall. To right of composition trees crowd close to the house. Distant fells rise beyond. 
printed at bottom centre:-  "LOW HOUSES IN NEWLANDS Published Ambleside Augst 1st 1809 by W. Green"
item:-  Tullie House Museum : 1978.108.92.9
Image © Tullie House Museum

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