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placename:- Wood Hall
other name:- Wood Hall Farm
parish Bridekirk parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s; garden
coordinates:- NY126325
10Km square:- NY13

1Km square NY1232

old map:- Ford 1839 map

Map of the Lake District, published in A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, 1839.
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Wood Hall
Building and park.

placename:- Wood Hall
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

road book:- Cary 1798 (2nd edn 1802)

Road book, Cary's New Itinerary, by John Cary, published by G and J Cary, 86 St James's Street, London, 1798-1828.
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page 557-558
On the r. of Cockermouth are Wood Hall, J. Fisher, Esq. ...

placename:- Wood Hall
person:- : Fisher, J
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old print:- Rose 1832-35 (vol.1 no.51)

Engravings - Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated; from drawings by Thomas Allom, George Pickering, and H Gastineau, described by Thomas Rose, published by H Fisher, R Fisher, and P Jackson, Newgate Street, London, 1832-35.
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Wood Hall, near Cockermouth, Cumberland, drawn by Thomas Allom, engraved by W le Petit, published by Fisher, Son and Co, London, 1832-35.
vol.1 pl.51 in the set of prints, Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated.
printed at bottom left, right, centre:-
T. Allom. / W Le Petit. / WOOD HALL, NEAR COCKERMOUTH.

placename:- Wood Hall
date:- 1832=1835
period:- 19th century, early

notes Wood Hall was enlarged by its owner, Edward T Tyson, who asked Thomas H Mawson to landscape the gardens, 1910. The architect was C Ferguson. It is now demolished.
The house has a south facing site whose view of the Cocker Valley was painted by Turner.
The gardens are illustrated in The Art and Craft of Garden Making, 5th edn fig.506. The summer house is illustrated in the 4th edn fig.433.
Waymark, Janet: 2009: Thomas Mawson, Life, Gardens and Landscapes: Lincoln, Francis (London)
Longville, Tim & Corbett, Val (photr): 2007: Gardens of the Lake District: Lincoln, Frances (London)

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Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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