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Double Mills, Cockermouth
Double Mills
Cockermouth Youth Hostel
YHA Cockermouth
site name:-   Cocker, River
locality:-   Cockermouth
civil parish:-   Cockermouth (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   water mill
locality type:-   mill
locality type:-   corn mill
locality type:-   youth hostel (1978) 
coordinates:-   NY11882986
1Km square:-   NY1129
10Km square:-   NY12

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 54 8) 
placename:-  Double Mills
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.
"Double Mills (Corn)"

evidence:-   possibly old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 96) 
source data:-   Road strip map, hand coloured engraving, the Road from Kendal to Cockermouth, and the Road from Egremond to Carlisle, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675.
In mile 13, Cumberland.  "a Watermill"
mill by the River Cocker on the right of the road, left of the river. 
item:-  JandMN : 22
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   old map:- Bowen 1720 (plate 261) 
source data:-   Road strip map, uncoloured engraving, pl.261, the end of the road from Kendal to Cockermouth and the road from Egremont to Carlisle, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, published by Emanuel Bowen, St Katherines, London, 1720.
"a Water Mill"
To right of road half a mile before Cockermouth. 
item:-  Dove Cottage : Lowther.36
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   old map:- Donald 1774 (Cmd) 
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, 3x2 sheets, The County of Cumberland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by Thomas Donald, engraved and published by Joseph Hodskinson, 29 Arundel Street, Strand, London, 1774.
single or double wiggly line; a river into the Cocker 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
Image © Carlisle Library

evidence:-   database:- Listed Buildings 2010
placename:-  Double Mills
source data:-  
courtesy of English Heritage

person:-   society
 : Youth Hostels Association
date:-   1978

: 1978 (8th edn): Youth Hostels in Lakeland: Youth Hostels Association|

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