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boat house, Keswick (3)
site name:-   Derwent Water
locality:-   Keswick
civil parish:-   Keswick (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   boat house
coordinates:-   NY26382256
1Km square:-   NY2622
10Km square:-   NY22

BUM21.jpg (taken 3.5.2011)  
BUM22.jpg (taken 3.5.2011)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 64 6) 
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.
"Boat Ho."

evidence:-   old print:- Green 1810 (plate 32) 
source data:-   Print, soft ground etching, Derwent Water from Crow Park, Keswick, Cumberland, by William Green, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1810.
image  click to enlarge
Plate 32 in Sixty Studies from Nature, 1810. 
printed at bottom:-  "DERWENT WATER FROM CROW PARK. / Drawn and Engraved by William Green and Published at Ambleside, June 24, 1810."
watermark:-  "J WHATMAN / 1813"
item:-  Armitt Library : A6641.32
Image © see bottom of page

BUM23.jpg  Landing stage.
(taken 3.5.2011)  

It is possible that this is the Duke of Portland's Boat House, qv.

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