Troutbeck  Westmorland


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Troutbeck like this:

TROUTBECK, a village and a township-chapelry in Windermere parish, Westmoreland. The village stands 2½ miles N by W of Windermere r. station; is not a village in the ordinary sense of the word, but a series of hamlets bearing different names, and aggregately about 1½ mile long; and has a post-office, of the name of Trout-beck-Bridge, under Windermere. ...

The chapelry comprises 4,700 acres of land, and 622 of water. Real property, £2,718. Pop., 428. Houses, 81. The surface is a picturesque vale, overhung by mountains, beautified with culture, and descending with magnificent outlook to the shore of Windermere lake. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Carlisle. Value. £62. Patron, the Rector of Windermere. The church was built in 1562, and repaired in 1828.

Troutbeck through time

Troutbeck is now part of South Lakeland district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Lakeland has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Troutbeck itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Troutbeck, in South Lakeland and Westmorland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 17th January 2021

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