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placename:- Gowbarrow Fell
locality:- Gowbarrow Park
parish Matterdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
hill
Altitude 1578 feet
coordinates:- NY40762183
10Km square:- NY42

1Km square NY4021

photograph

Gowbarrow Fell -- Gowbarrow Park -- Matterdale -- Cumbria / -- From across Ullswater, at Roehouse. -- 4.1.2006
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Gowbarrow Fell -- Gowbarrow Park -- Matterdale -- Cumbria / -- Summit. -- 28.2.2011

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 65 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:- Gowbarrow Fell
locality
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

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 147:-
... On the hill-top there is a magnificent view of the two upper reaches of the lake, having on the left, Silvery Point and Place Fell, the steeps of Glenridding, with Stybarrow Crags and Patterdale Hall; and beyond, the mountains of Graysdale and Hartshope, Scandale Fell, and St. Sunday Crag. ...
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old print:- Otley 1823 (4th edn 1830)

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.
Page 109:-
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The Mountains of Ulswater: / as seen from Pooley Bridge.
Swarth Fell / Cawdale Moor / Winter Crag / Dove Crags / Hallen Fell, and Place Fell / Stone Cross Pike / Birk Fell / Dolly Waggon Pike / Nether Cove Head / Helvellyn High Man / Catchety Cam / Helvellyn Low Man / Herring Pike / Keppel Cove Head / Raise / Greenside / Gowbarrow

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

old print:- 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.
image OT01P113, button   goto source.
Page 113:-
image OT2E12, button   goto source.
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placename:- Gowbarrow
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

button   trig point, NY4076021820

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