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placename:- Glencoyne Bridge
site name:- Glencoyne Beck
locality:- Glencoyne
parish Matterdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
bridge
coordinates:- NY38721879
10Km square:- NY31
locality:- Westmorland boundary
locality:- Cumberland boundary

1Km square NY3818

photograph

Glencoyne Bridge -- Glencoyne Beck -- Glencoyne -- Westmorland boundary -- Cumberland boundary -- Matterdale -- Cumbria / -- 30.9.2005
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Glencoyne Bridge -- Glencoyne Beck -- Glencoyne -- Westmorland boundary -- Cumberland boundary -- Matterdale -- Cumbria / -- Plaque:- -- 'GLENCOYNE BRIDGE REBUILT JOINTLY BY THE CUMBERLAND & WESTMORLAND COUNTY COUNCILS 1905' -- 30.9.2005

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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Drawn by a bridge symbol.
bridge
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

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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bridge
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

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

Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
image WS21P156, button   goto source.
Page 156:-
[W shore of Ullswater, pass] Newbridge, and the road winds up a steep rock, having the lake underneath you on the left. From the top, you have a view under the trees, both up and down the lake. ... The rock you stand on hangs over the lake [Stybarrow Crag], ...
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Page 157:-
... Glencairn-beck, descending from Helvellyn, joins the lake at the bridge which unites the counties of Westmorland and Cumberland. ...

placename:- Newbridge
date:- 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

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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Double line over a stream, over the Glenkwoin flu, on the county boundary; plotted again over the imagined Glenkern Flu.
county:- Westmorland
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Glencoyne Bridge -- Glencoyne Beck -- Glencoyne -- Westmorland boundary -- Cumberland boundary -- Matterdale -- Cumbria / -- 25.8.2007

hearsay The Glencoyne Beck was the boundary between Westmorland and Cumberland.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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