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placename:- Heck Crag
parish Martindale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY420149
10Km square:- NY41

1Km square NY4214


Heck Crag -- Martindale -- Cumbria / -- 18.4.2007

hearsay Rev W Richardson observed eagles nesting here in the 1780s. The female was shot, 1788? but the male found another mate. He was shot 1789, and she left.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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