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placename:- Armathwaite
parish Hesket parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY50614611
10Km square:- NY54

1Km square NY5046


Armathwaite -- Hesket -- Cumbria / -- 4.6.2010

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 31 12)

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.

placename:- Armathwaite
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
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blocks, settlement

placename:- Armathwaite
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

old map:- Ford 1839 map

Map of the Lake District, published in A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, 1839.
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placename:- Armathwaite
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 125:-
May also be reached by a direct and better carriage-road leading to it from Wetheral, along the west side of the river Eden. It lies on both sides of the river, which is crossed by a bridge of three bold and graceful arches. The Castle is a plain square tower, standing on the river's bank, fitted up so as to meet the wants and comforts of modern refinement. The chapel of ease is a rude picturesque edifice, in the patronage of the owners of the Castle, and incumbency of the Rev. W. Hudson. On the eastern side is the elegant rural retreat of J. de Whelpdale, Esq., of Bishopyards, Penrith, surrounded by lawns, and protected by some fine plantations. An interesting walk through an avenue of flourishing larches, leads for a mile along the margin of a rapid eddying stream to the salmon leaps, where the Eden pours over a rocky wear (sic), and forming part of the great whinstone dyke, which crosses the island, stretching across its whole breadth. Above, the water forms a deep, still, lake-like scene, rocks shoot up perpendicularly out of it, and the immense masses of the Cooms and Baron Wood cast over it a deep gloomy shade:

placename:- Armathwaite
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old map:- Sanson 1679

Map, Ancien Royaume de Northumberland aujourdhuy Provinces de Nort, ie the Ancient Kingdom of Northumberland or the Northern Provinces, scale about miles to 1 inch, by Nicholas Sanson, Paris, France, 1679.
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circle, building and tower, flag; town?

placename:- Armanthwort
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1679
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

old map:- Jenner 1643

Table of distances and map, Cumberland, now Cumbria, scale about 21 miles to 1 inch, by Thomas Jenner, London, 1643.
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placename:- Armanth
date:- 1643
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

hearsay Village cottages were supplied with electricity from a hydroelectric scheme, in a converted water mill by the weir, from the 1930s. The plant was a bit temperamental; in times of flood the village children were sent to the weir to clear debris from the generator intake.

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button   Armathwaite Station, Armathwaite
button   boundary stone, Ainstable/Armathwaite
button   boundary stone, Ainstable/Hesket
button   Christ and St Mary, Armathwaite
button   drain, Armathwaite
button   Dukes Head, Armathwaite
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button   Old School, Armathwaite
button   pinfold, Armathwaite
button   post box, Armathwaite
button   railway bridge, Armathwaite
button   seat, Armathwaite
button   Station House, Armathwaite
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