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placename:- Burbank House
other name:- Blencow Grammar School
locality:- Little Blencow
locality:- Blencow
parish Greystoke parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s; school
coordinates:- NY45553269
10Km square:- NY43

1Km square NY4532

photograph

Burbank House -- Little Blencow -- Blencow -- Greystoke -- Cumbria / -- 11.6.2009
photograph

Burbank House -- Little Blencow -- Blencow -- Greystoke -- Cumbria / -- Plaque:- -- '[THOMAS BURBANK / ]' -- 11.6.2009

source:- OS County Series (Cmd 49)

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.
Grammar School (Endowed)
date:- 1867=1868
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions)

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 192:-
...
... Here [Blencow] is a very good grammar-school, founded and endowed 19 Elizabeth by Thomas Burbank, who was born in the town, and had been a schoolmaster.
person:- teacher : Burbank, Thomas
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
BURBANK HOUSE / / / DACRE / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 73768 / NY4556632705

placename:- Burbank House
parish Dacre parish, once in Cumberland
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY45563270
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Burbank House -- Little Blencow -- Blencow -- Greystoke -- Cumbria / -- Weathervane, a greyhound? -- 11.6.2009

hearsay The school was first built 1577, rebuilt 1795.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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