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placename:- Great Asby
parish Asby parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY680131
10Km square:- NY61

1Km square NY6813

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 22 3)

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:- Great Asby
other name:- Asby, Great
building/s
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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Gt. Ashby

placename:- Great Ashby
county:- Westmoreland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

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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Great Asby
blocks, labelled in upright lowercase text; settlement; town?

placename:- Great Asby
other name:- Asby, Great
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

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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Asby Mag. / R
circle, building and tower

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

old map:- Simpson 1746 map (Wmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland? in The Agreeable Historian by Samuel Simpson, printed by R Walker, Fleet Lane, London, 1746.
image SMP2NYQ, button   goto source.
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G. Ashby

placename:- Great Ashby
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

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.
image MD10NY61, button   goto source.
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Great Ashby
Circle, building and tower.

placename:- Great Ashby
county:- Westmorland
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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G. Ashbÿ
Buildings and tower.

placename:- Great Ashby
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Wmd)

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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Great Ashby
circle, tower

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

old map:- Saxton 1579

image Sax9NY61, button   goto source.
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Church, symbol for a parish or village, with a parish church.
Ashby mag:

placename:- Ashby Magna
county:- Westmorelandia
village
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

old map:- Cooper 1808

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, scale about 9 miles to 1 inch, by H Cooper, 1808, published by G and W B Whittaker, 13 Ave Maria Lane, London, 1824.
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Ashby
circle; village or hamlet

placename:- Ashby
locality:- West Ward
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Hall 1820 (Wmd)

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 14.5 miles to 1 inch, by Sidney Hall, London, 1820, published by Samuel Leigh, 18 Strand, London, 1820-31.
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Gt Asby
circle, italic lowercase text; settlement

placename:- Great Asby
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1820
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old map:- Badeslade 1742

A Map of Westmorland North from London, scale about 10 miles to 1 inch, and descriptive text, Cumberland similarly, by Thomas Badeslade, London, engraved and published by William Henry Toms, Union Court, Holborn, London, 1742.
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G. Ashby
circle, italic lowercase text; village, hamlet or locality

placename:- Great Ashby
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1742
period:- 18th century, early

hearsay The rectory has the remains of a pele tower built 14th century. Lady Anne Clifford was given shelter at the rectory from a storm, in thanks she gave the rector a door lock - this is now in the church.
At Marble Mill, by the beck, the local limestone was polished into marble.

hearsay George Steadman lived here, 1846-1904. He retired from Cumberland Wrestling in 1900, age 54, having won the Grasmere championships 17 times.

button   Asby Endowed School, Great Asby
button   Asby Hall, Great Asby
button   Asby Village Hall, Great Asby
button   bridge, Great Asby
button   Dale Beck (3)
button   Dial House, Great Asby
button   Elm Tree, Great Asby
button   fingerpost, Great Asby
button   ford, Asby
button   ford, Great Asby
button   Great Asby Baptist Church, Great Asby
button   Great Asby Methodist Chapel, Great Asby
button   Keld Well, Great Asby
button   pinfold, Great Asby
button   St Helen's Alms House, Great Asby
button   St Helen's Well, Great Asby
button   St Peter, Great Asby
button   St Thomas's Well, Great Asby
button   sundial, Great Asby
button   Three Greyhounds, Great Asby
button   Town Head, Great Asby
button   Well Green, Great Asby
button   Winder Hall, Great Asby

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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