Colton parish, once in
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.|
|Drawn as a wider part of the River Crake.|
|period:-||18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s|
Referred to as the Octopus Lagoon by Arthur Ransome.
|Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013|