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placename:- Dunmallard Hill
locality:- Pooley Bridge
parish Dacre parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
hill
coordinates:- NY46762456
10Km square:- NY42

1Km square NY4624

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Dunmallard Hill -- Pooley Bridge -- Dacre -- Cumbria / -- 24.8.2007
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Dunmallard Hill -- Pooley Bridge -- Dacre -- Cumbria / -- 4.1.2006

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 66 2)

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:- Dunmallard Hill
locality
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

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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Dunmallet
No symbol.

placename:- Dunmallet
county:- Westmoreland
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 143:-
... Dunmallet, which the tourist cannot but notice, from its conical figure and its being covered with wood; it was anciently crowned by a Roman station.

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

old print:- Otley 1823 (8th edn 1849)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
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Engraving, outline view of mountains, Ullswater from Pooley Bridge, drawn by T Binns, engraved by O Jewitt, opposite p.12 of A Descriptive Guide of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, 8th edition, 1849.

placename:- Dunmallet
date:- 1849
period:- 19th century, early; 1840s

descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
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Page 8:-
... At the foot of the lake [Ullswater], the water seems to be embanked by a conglomerated mass of pebbles; the same composition forms the finely wooded hill called Dunmallet, which stands like a centinel to guard the pass.

placename:- Dunmallet
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old text:- Clarke 1787

Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787 and 1789; and Plans of the Lakes ... 1793.
Page 25:-
...
The first striking object that presents, after embarking upon the Lake, is Dunmallard, a beautiful hill, covered with wood, through which three avenues afford an ascent to the top. It is supposed to take its name from the Down of Mallards, formerly very plentiful here, or rather Dun-mail, King of Cumberland.
Upon the top of Dunmallard was a Monastery of Benedictines; ...

placename:- Dunmallard
other name:- Down of Mallards
person:- : Dunmail, King of Cumberland
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old print:- Clarke 1787

Bearing from line Penrith Beacon to Helvellyn on topograph = -10 degrees;
bearing calculated from grid references = -10 degrees.
Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787 and 1789; and Plans of the Lakes ... 1793.
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Dunmallard
hill with avenue of trees

placename:- Dunmallard
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Ullswater)

Map series, lakes and roads to the Lakes, by James Clarke, engraved by S J Neele, 352 Strand, London, included in A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, published by James Clarke, Penrith, and in London etc, from 1787 to 1793.
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Dunmallard

placename:- Dunmallard
hill
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- West 1784 map

A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, now Cumbria, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, included in the Guide to the Lakes by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Westmorland, and in London, from the 3rd edition 1784, to 1821.
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placename:- Dunmallet
county:- Cumberland

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Ull)

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.
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Centre of Dunmallet / West's first Station / Edwd. Hasell's Esq.

placename:- Dunmallet
hill
person:- : Hasell, Edward
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Ull)

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.
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A N.E. View of Dunmallet (Edwd. Hasell's Esqr. having a Roman Encampment upon its Summit.

placename:- Dunmallet
hill
person:- : Hasell, Edward
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
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Page 151:-
...
ULLS-WATER.
Those that do not choose to go as far as Penrith, may, near the eighth mile-post,
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Page 152:-
...
[Mr. Gray] '... Dunmallet, a fine pointed hill, covered with wood. Began to mount the hill, and with some toil [ gained the summit] ...
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Addendum; Mr Gray's Journal, 1769
Page 201:-
Oct. 1. A grey autumnal day, the air perfectly calm, and mild, went to see Ulls-water, ... Approached Dunmallet, a fine pointed hill, covered with wood, planted by old Mr. Hazel before-mentioned, who lives always at home [Dalemain], and delights in planting. Walked over a spongy meadow or two, and began to mount the hill, through a broad straight green alley, among the trees, and with some toil gained the summit. From hence saw the lake ... I descended Dunmallet again by the side avenue, that was only not perpendicular, and came to Barton-bridge over the Eamont; ...

placename:- Dunmallet
date:- 1769; 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s; 1770s

old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd)

Map, The County of Westmoreland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by J Ainslie and perhaps T Donald, engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
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DUNMORE LOCK
hill hachuring; hill or mountain, and four avenues of trees

placename:- Dunmore Lock
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

descriptive text:- Fiennes 1698

Travel book, manuscript record of Journeys through England including parts of the Lake District, by Celia Fiennes, 1698.
... at the end of this Ulls water is a fine round hill look'd as green and full of wood, very pleasant with grass and corne very fruitefull, and hereabout we leave those desart and barren rocky hills, ...
date:- 1698
period:- 17th century, late
period:- 1690s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Wmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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Dunmallard Hill
Hillock, the label is misplaced.

placename:- Dunmallard Hill
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

outline view:- Red Guide 1892

Guide book, Guide to the English Lakes, published by Ward, Lock, Bowden, and Co, Warwick House, Salisbury Square, London etc, 1892.
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Print, engraving, pair of outline views, Mountains as seen from the Road near Buttermere Church, and Mountains as seen from the Foot of Dun Mallet on Ullswater, published by Ward, Lock and Co, Warwick House, Salisbury Square, London, etc, 1892.
1 Swarth Fell 2 Stile End 3 Winter Crag 4 Dow Crag in Hartsop 5 Hallen Fell 6 Place Fell 7 Stone Cross Pike 8 Dolly Waggon Pike / Birk Fell (below) 9 High Spine How / The Knotts (below) 10 Helvellyn 11 Cachety Cam 12 Glenridding Dodd 13 Helvellyn Low Man 14 Herring Pike 15 Keppel Cove Head 16 Raise 17 Gowbarrow 18 Greenside 19 Glencoin Fell 20 Soulby Fell
On p.162 in the Red Guide guide book, Guide to the English Lakes.
date:- 1892
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old print:-
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Print, hand coloured engraving, Lower Reach, Ullswater from Pooley Bridge, Westmorland and Cumberland, published by Sherwood and Co, London, 1836?
Objects in the view are identified by a caption at the bottom - Swarth Fell, Martindale, High Street, Hallen Fell, Kirkstone, Place Fell, Fairfield, Gowbarrow Parks, Dumallet.
printed at bottom:-
LOWER REACH, ULLSWATER. / from Pooley Bridge. / Pubd. April 15th 1836 by Sherwood & Co London.

placename:- Dunmallet
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early

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button to large Dunmallard Hill -- Pooley Bridge -- Dacre -- Cumbria / -- 2.11.2006

hearsay Do you agree with William Gilpin:-
... rather a disgusting object. Shaped with conical exactness; planted uniformly with Scotch firs; and cut as uniformly into walks verging to a centre, it becomes a vile termination of a noble scene ...

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