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placename:- High Rigg
parish St John's Castlerigg and Wythburn parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
rocks; hill
coordinates:- NY307213
10Km square:- NY32

1Km square NY3021

photograph

High Rigg -- St John's Castlerigg and Wythburn -- Cumbria / -- The highest bit. -- 13.12.2012
photograph

High Rigg -- St John's Castlerigg and Wythburn -- Cumbria / -- Cairn, summit, -- NY30862200 (at) -- 13.12.2012

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

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 WS21P305, button   goto source.
Mrs Radcliffe's Ride over Skiddaw, 1794
Page 305:-
...
At length, as we ascended, ... An opening to the south, at length, showed the whole plan of the narrow vales of St. John and of Nadale, separated by the dark ridge of rocks called St. John's Rigg, ... A white speck on the top of St. John's Rigg, was pointed out by the guide to be a chapel of ease to Keswick, ...
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

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

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 WS21P210, button   goto source.
Addendum; Mr Gray's Journal, 1769
Page 210:-
...
Oct. 8. I left Keswick, and took the Ambleside road, ... good country road, through sound but narrow and stony ones, very safe in broad day light. This is the case about Causeway foot and among Naddle-fells, to Langthwaite.

placename:- Naddle Fells
date:- 1769
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old print:- Tattersall 1836 (version 1869) -- perhaps relevant

Guide book, The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall, published by Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row, London, about 1836.
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Print, hand coloured, Vale of St John, from the South, Cumberland, drawn by George Tattersall, 1836, engraved by W F Topham, published by T J Allman, 463 Oxford Street, London, 1869.
Included in The Lakes of England, by W F Topham.
printed at bottom:-
VALE OF ST. JOHN, / from the South.
printed at bottom:-
Naddle Fell. / Saddleback. / Pt. of White Pike. / Castle Rock.

placename:- Naddle Fell
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Tattersall 1836 -- perhaps relevant

Guide book, The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall, published by Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row, London, about 1836.
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Print, engraving, Vale of St John, from the South, Cumberland, drawn by George Tattersall, engraved by W F Topham, published by Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row, London, about 1836.
The print is captioned with mountain names and acts as an outline view.
Tipped in opposite p.56 of The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall.
printed at bottom:-
VALE OF ST. JOHN. / from the South.
printed at bottom left to right:-
Naddle Fell. / Saddleback. / Pt.of White Pike. / Castle Rock.

placename:- Naddle Fell
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early

old print:-
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Print, hand coloured engraving, Vale of St John from the South, Cumberland, published by Sherwood and Co, London, 1836?
Objects in the view are identified by a caption at the bottom - Naddle Fell, Saddleback, Pt. of White Pike, Castle Rock.
printed at bottom:-
VALE of ST. JOHN, / from the South. / London, Pubd. April 15th 1836 by Sherwood & Co.

placename:- Naddle Fell
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early

descriptive text:- Wainwright 1950s-60s (Bk.3)

known locally as Naddle Fell

placename:- Naddle Fell

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large High Rigg -- St John's Castlerigg and Wythburn -- Cumbria / -- 13.12.2012

button   sheepfold, St John's Castlerigg etc (6)
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Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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