|Gallows Howe, Troutbeck|
|civil parish:-||Lakes (formerly Westmorland)|
|locality type:-||gallows (site)|
|evidence:-||old map:- OS County Series
placename:- Gallow Howe
|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 text:- Martineau 1855
|source data:-||Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet
Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland,
and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-76.
Page 34:- "Troutbeck ... After Romans and Saxons were gone, the valley was a great park, and the inhabitants were virtually serfs, in danger of the gallows, (which had a hill to itself, named after it to this day) at the will and pleasure of the one great man. ..."