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Blackwell Hall, Blackwell
Blackwell Hall
locality:-   Blackwell
civil parish:-   St Cuthbert Without (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   buildings
coordinates:-   NY39845299
1Km square:-   NY3952
10Km square:-   NY35

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 23 11) 
placename:-  Blackwell 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.

evidence:-   old map:- Morden 1695 (Cmd) 
placename:-  Bleck Hall
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Cumberland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695, published by Abel Swale, the Unicorn, St Paul's Churchyard, Awnsham, and John Churchill, the Black Swan, Paternoster Row, London, 1695-1715.
"Bleck Hall"
Drawing of a house. 
item:-  JandMN : 90
Image © see bottom of page

The hall is now the 'race course house'.
Prince Charles Edward Stuart stayed here 10 November 1745. On a ground floor room, Bonnie Prince Charlie's room, is said to have been an oak cupboard concealing an underground passage leading to the river side.

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