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Close Houses, Long Marton
Close Houses
civil parish:-   Long Marton (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   buildings
coordinates:-   NY677276
1Km square:-   NY6727
10Km square:-   NY62

BRE63.jpg (taken 3.8.2009)  
BRE64.jpg  Date stone, perhaps relocated to the gable end?
"1695" (taken 3.8.2009)  
BRE65.jpg  Date stone, over a door.
"1695" (taken 3.8.2009)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 5 15) 
placename:-  Close Houses
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:-   hearth tax returns:- Hearth Tax 1675
placename:-  Close houses
source data:-   Records, hearth tax survey returns, Westmorland, 1674/75.
"Close houses"
in  "Knock"

evidence:-   old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) 
placename:-  Close Houses
source data:-   Map, 4 sheets, The County of Westmoreland, scale 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed 1768, and engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
"Close Houses"
several circles, italic text; settlement 
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Image © National Library of Scotland

evidence:-   old map:- Cary 1789 (edn 1805) 
placename:-  Close Houses
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Westmoreland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Cary, London, 1789; edition 1805.
"Close Houses"
block/s, labelled in italic lowercase; house, or hamlet 
item:-  JandMN : 129
Image © see bottom of page

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