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Ship, Thursby
locality:-   Thursby
civil parish:-   Thursby (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   inn
coordinates:-   NY32555028
1Km square:-   NY3250
10Km square:-   NY35
references:-   Listed Buildings 2010

BZP17.jpg  Innsign, a ship.
(taken 1.11.2013)  
BZP16.jpg (taken 1.11.2013)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 29 4) 
placename:-  Ship Inn
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:-   database:- Listed Buildings 2010
placename:-  Ship, The
source data:-  
courtesy of English Heritage
"THE SHIP / / / THURSBY / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / II / 71945 / NY3255750283"
source data:-  
courtesy of English Heritage
"Public House. Late C18 or early C19. Painted stucco on chamfered plinth with V-jointed quoins; Welsh slate and graduated greenslate roof, rendered chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 3 bays with former stables to left of 2 storeys, 2 bays. C20 double doors and painted-over radial fanlight in pilastered surround with open pediment. Sash windows with glazing bars in painted stone surrounds. Former stables have external stone steps to C20 door in C20 surround. C20 windows. Birthplace of Thomas Bouch, designer of the ill-fated Tay Bridge."

BZP18.jpg  Fanlight, with a compass rose.
(taken 1.11.2013)  
BZP19.jpg  Innsign, ship.
(taken 1.11.2013)  
The Union Flag, and that part of the Red Ensign, is that for the period 1606-1801. But: there should be a white cross behind the red.

person:-   engineer
 : Bouch, Thomas, Sir
place:-   birthplace
date:-   2.1822
Sir Thomas Bouch designed railway bridges on the Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway; also the Tay Bridge, which was not so successful.

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