button to main menu  Old Cumbria Gazetteer
Melkinthorpe Hall, Melkinthorpe
Melkinthorpe Hall
locality:-   Melkinthorpe
civil parish:-   Great Strickland (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   building/s (site) 
coordinates:-   NY55582498 (about) 
1Km square:-   NY5524
10Km square:-   NY52
references:-   OS County Series

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 8 5) 
placename:-  Melkinthorpe Hall
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.
"Melkinthorpe Hall (Site of)"

evidence:-   old print:- Taylor 1892
placename:-  Melkinthorpe Hall
item:-  coat of arms
source data:-   Print, coat of arms at Melkinthorpe Hall, Melkinthorpe, Westmorland, published for the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, by Titus Wilson, Kendal, Westmorland, and by Charles Thurnam and Sons, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1892.
image  click to enlarge
Shield on the wall of the dining hall; blazon given by Taylor - quarterly 1. and 4. Musgrave, six annulets 3,2,1 2. Ward, a cross flory 3. Stapleton, three swords pommels in the nombril of the escutcheon points extended. 
Tipped in opposite p.98 of The Old Manorial Halls of Cumberland and Westmorland, by Michael Waistell Taylor. 
item:-  Armitt Library : A785.14
Image © see bottom of page

button to lakes menu  Lakes Guides menu.