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Low Beckfoot, Barbon
Low Beckfoot
locality:-   Beckfoot Park
civil parish:-   Barbon (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   locality
locality type:-   buildings
coordinates:-   SD61348143 (etc) 
1Km square:-   SD6181
10Km square:-   SD68

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 47 4) 
placename:-  Low Beckfoot
placename:-  Beckfoot, Low
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:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) 
placename:-  Low Beck Foot
placename:-  Beck Foot, Low
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.
"Low Beck Foot"
circle, labelled in italic lowercase text; settlement, farm, house, or hamlet? 
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Image © National Library of Scotland

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

This area in Beckfoot Park appears to have been utterley remodelled. It is not easy to relate the County Series to the present day.

SD61388127 bridge, Low Beckfoot (Barbon) L
SD61368147 Holly Tree Cottage (Barbon)
SD61378111 Low Beckfoot Mill (Barbon) gone
SD61368145 Low Beckfoot (Barbon)
SD61408120 Mill Cottage (Barbon)
SD61368130 Underbank (Barbon) gone
SD61358141 Underbank (Barbon)
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