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placename:- Glassonby
parish Glassonby parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY576388
10Km square:- NY53

1Km square NY5738


Glassonby -- Glassonby -- Cumbria / -- 26.8.2005

Glassonby -- Glassonby -- Cumbria / -- Fingerpost, annulus:- -- 'GLASSONBY' -- NY57683889 (at) -- 26.8.2005

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:- Glassonby
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:- Glassonby
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions)

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 190:-
... Towards Glasenby is a fine spring, and another surrounded by a large but shallow foss and vallum. ...

placename:- Glasenby
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760

New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87.
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circle, tower

placename:- Glassenby
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Cmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
image MD12NY53, button   goto source.
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Circle, building and tower.

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

old map:- Jansson 1646

Map, Cumbria et Westmoria, or Cumberland and Westmorland, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Jansson, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1646; published 1646-1724.
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Buildings and tower.

placename:- Glasenbye
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

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:- Glasenbye
date:- 1643
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

table of distances:- Simons 1635

Table of distances and map of Westmorland, engraved by Jacob van Langeren, published by Mathew Simons, London, 1635-36.
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and tabulated distances

placename:- Glassenbye
date:- 1635
period:- 17th century, early; 1630s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Cmd)

Maps, The Countie Westmorland and Kendale the Cheif Towne, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, London, 1611; published 1611-1770.
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circle, building, tower

placename:- Glasenbye
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

source:- Keer 1605

Map, Westmorlandia et Comberlandia, ie Westmorland and Cumberland now Cumbria, scale about 16 miles to 1 inch, probably by Pieter van den Keere, or Peter Keer, about 1605; published about 1605 to 1676.
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dot, circle and tower; village

placename:- Glasenbye
county:- Cumberland

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Church, symbol for a parish or village, with a parish church.

placename:- Glasenbye
county:- Cumberlandia
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

old print:- Calverley 1899

Notes on the Early Sulptured Crosses, Shrines and Monuments in the Present Diocese of Carisle, by Rev William Slater Calverley, edited by W G Collingwood, published for the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, by Titus Wilson, Kendal, Westmorland, 1899.
In the wall of a house on the right of the road, going through from Kirk Oswald:-
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Sketch by W G Collingwood.
Part of a cross shaft.
date:- 1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

button   chapel, Glassonby
button   fingerpost, Glassonby
button   fingerpost, Glassonby (2)
button   Glassonby Methodist Church, Glassonby
button   house, Glassonby
button   Keeper's Cottage, Glassonby
button   Lawclose, Glassonby
button   Old Hall Farm, Glassonby
button   seat, Glassonby (2)
button   sundial, Glassonby
button   village hall, Glassonby
button   White House Farm, Glassonby

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