38 HILLBECK (G.c.)
(O.S. 6 in. XVI, S.E.)
Hillbeck is a parish adjoining Brough on the N.
(1). Thornthwaite, house, on the E. side of the
parish 1 m. N.E. of Hillbeck hamlet, is of two storeys;
the walls are of rubble and the roofs are slate-covered.
The house has been extensively altered but has a 16th-century or earlier doorway, with chamfered jambs and
ogee head; it has been, perhaps, re-set.
(2). Lynchets, in a field, on a W. slope, 370 yards
E. of Bullistone Bridge, consist of seven terraces,
averaging 18 yards wide and about 100 to 130 yards
long. The average drop between each terrace is 2½ ft.