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placename:- Allan Tarn
parish Colton parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- SD292893
10Km square:- SD28

1Km square SD2989

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Con)

Series of maps, An Accurate Map of the Matchless Lake of Derwent, of the Grand Lake of Windermere, of the Beautiful Lake of Ullswater, of Broadwater or Bassenthwaite Lake, of Coniston Lake, of Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater Lakes, and Pocklington's Island, by Peter Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1783 to 1794.
thumbnail CTESD28Z, button to large image
Drawn as a wider part of the River Crake.
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

hearsay Referred to as the Octopus Lagoon by Arthur Ransome.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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