Magna Britannia: Volume 4, Cumberland. Originally published by T Cadell and W Davies, London, 1816.
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The following are amongst the ancient seats of the Cumberland gentry, which, having gone to decay, are for the most part fitted up as farm-houses ; Cardew and Warnell-halls, seats of the Dentons; Catterlen, a seat of the Vaux family; Croglin-hall, of the Towrys; Dalegarth, of the Stanleys; Drawdykes, of the Aglionbys; Greenthwaite-hall, of the Haltons; Harbybrow, of the Highmores; Huthwaite-hall, of the Swinburns; Hawksdalehall, of the Nicolsons ; High-head-castle, of the Richmonds ; Hardrigg-hall, of the Southaics; Ilekirk, of the Barwis's; Lamplugh-hall, of the Lamplughs; Lanercost Abbey, of the Dacres; Millom-castle, of the Huddlestons; Newton-Regny, Ribton, and Wythorp, of the Lowthers; Salter-hall and White-hall, of the Salkelds; Seascales, of the Senhouses ; Seaton-hall of the Askews; Scales-hall, of the Broughams; Warthole, of the Dykes family; and Whitbeck, of the Parkes.
Forests and Deer-Parks.
The forest of Inglewood, formerly so abounded in venison, that King Edward I. during a few days which he spent in Cumberland for the purpose of hunting, is said to have killed 200 bucks in it (fn. n1). The prior and convent of Carlisle had the tithe of venison in this forest (fn. n2). The Duke of Devonshire is the present proprietor of this forest, which was granted by King William III. to the Earl of Portland.
There were formerly deer-parks at Cockermouth, Naworth, Brampton, Isel, Brayton, Castlerigg, Ulpha (fn. n3), Millom, &c. and a paddock at Crookdake.
The Duke of Norfolk has extensive deer parks at Greystock and Gowbarrow (fn. n4). There are deer parks also at Muncaster and Crofton, and a paddock at Nether-hall.