Troutbeck, South Lakeland
The Mortal Man Inn public house, Troutbeck
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Troutbeck is a village and former civil parish, now in the parish of Lakes, in South Lakeland district in Cumbria, England. It is 3 miles (5 km) north of Windermere town, and west of the A592 road. It is a conservation area and includes the National Trust property of Townend. In 1961 the parish had a population of 592.
- Post Office, General Store and Teashop (on main road through village)
- Village Institute (above Post Office)
- The Mortal Man Inn (on main road through village). Has the "Oh, Mortal Man" verse on the pub sale, with reference to Sally Birkett's Ale:
"O mortal man that lives by bread,
What is it makes thy nose so red?
Thou silly fool, that look'st so pale,
'Tis drinking Sally Birkett's ale."
- The Queen's Head Hotel (on A592, Kirkstone Pass Road)
- Jesus Church, with unusual Pre-Raphaelite stained glass
- Limefitt Caravan Park
Troutbeck was formerly a township and chapelry in Windermere parish, from 1866 Troutbeck was a civil parish in its own right until it was abolished on 1 April 1974 to form Lakes.
- ^ "Lakes Parish Council". Ambleside Online. Retrieved 3 February 2022.
- ^ "South Lakeland District Council Website". South Lakeland District Council. Retrieved 3 February 2022.
- ^ "Population statistics Troutbeck CP/Ch through time". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 31 December 2021.
- ^ "History of Troutbeck, in South Lakeland and Westmorland". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 31 December 2021.
- ^ "Relationships and changes Troutbeck CP/Ch through time". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 31 December 2021.
- ^ "Westmorland South Registration District". UKBMD. Retrieved 31 December 2021.
- Cumbria County History Trust: Troutbeck (nb: provisional research only – see Talk page)
- Troutbeck page in The Cumbria directory
- Troutbeck Village Association Community Site
- Map sources for Troutbeck, South Lakeland