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placename:- High Street
parish Patterdale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
parish Shap Rural parish, once in Westmorland
hill; race course; roman road
coordinates:- NY44071104
10Km square:- NY41
county:- Cumbria
parish Lakes parish, once in Westmorland
hill
10Km square:- NY40

1Km square NY4411

photograph

High Street -- Patterdale and Shap Rural etc -- Cumbria -- Cumbria / -- 18.4.2007
photograph

High Street -- Patterdale and Shap Rural etc -- Cumbria -- Cumbria / -- From Harter Fell. -- 7.9.2004

text:- Mason 1907 (edn 1930)

Page 23:-
...
... to know that ... High Street is a high straight ridge, like a street up aloft; ...
date:- 1907
period:- 1900s

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, b/w, winter, High Street, Patterdale, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s?
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page 179:-
A TABLE OF THE HEIGHTS OF MOUNTAINS IN THE COUNTIES OF CUMBERLAND, WESTMORLAND, AND LANCASHIRE.
No. : Names of Mountains. : Counties. : Height in Feet above the Sea Level.
13 : High Street, Kentmere : Westmorland : 2700
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
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High Street
hill hachuring

placename:- High Street
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

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 178:-
ELEVATION OF THE MOUNTAINS,
ACCORDING TO DIFFERENT AUTHORITIES.

placename:- High Street
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old print:- Otley 1823 (8th edn 1849)

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.
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Engraving, outline view of mountains, Windermere looking towards the North East from Bowness, drawn by T Binns, engraved by O Jewitt, opposite p.2 of A Descriptive Guide of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, 8th edition, 1849.
With a list of mountains.
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Engraving, outline view of mountains, Hawes Water from Measand Beck, drawn by T Binns, engraved by O Jewitt, opposite p.16 of A Descriptive Guide of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, 8th edition, 1849.

placename:- High Street
date:- 1849
period:- 19th century, early; 1840s

descriptive text:- 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.
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HIGHSTREET
May have taken its name from an ancient road which appears as a broad green path over this
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mountain. It is probably the highest road ever formed in England, being 2700 feet above the level of the sea.- On account of its central situation between the vales of Patterdale, Martindale, Mardale, Kentmere, and Troutbeck, and being connected with others at a little distance; an annual meeting was formerly held here, when the shepherds of the several vales reciprocally communicated intelligence of such sheep as might have strayed beyond their proper bounds; and to enliven the meeting, races and other diversions were instituted; ale and cakes being supplied from the neighbouring villages.- Highstreet affords some good prospects; but being at a distance from any place of entertainment, it is seldom visited by strangers. Pedestrians fond of mountain rambles might, with a guide, pass over it from Patterdale into Troutbeck, or Kentmere; or into Mardale, and thence by Hawes Water to Bampton - from whence are roads to Pooley Bridge, Lowther, Penrith, and Shap.
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placename:- Highstreet
Altitude 2700 feet
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

source:- Otley 1818

New Map of the District of the Lakes, in Westmorland, Cumberland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, published by J Otley, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1818; pblished 1818 to 1850s.
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placename:- High Street
hill

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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High Street
hillock; mountain

placename:- High Street
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old text:- Clarke 1787

Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787 and 1789; and Plans of the Lakes ... 1793.
Page 41:-
... There are the vestiges of a road, seemingly Roman, leading from Martindale to it [Barton]: this road, which appears now as a broad green path, goes over the top of a lofty mountain called, (for that reason I suppose,) the High-Street.
On the 10th of July the neighbouring shepherds assemble here and hold a festival, during which there are horse-races, wrestling, and other such like country diversions: hither, likewise, every one brings stray sheep he has found during the preceding year, that they may be owned: they also at this time frequently amuse themselves with fox-hunting.
person:- shepherd
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old print:- Clarke 1787

Bearing from line Penrith Beacon to Helvellyn on topograph = -12 degrees;
bearing calculated from grid references = -26 degrees.
Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787 and 1789; and Plans of the Lakes ... 1793.
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High Street
circle

placename:- High Street
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- West 1784 map

A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, now Cumbria, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, included in the Guide to the Lakes by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Westmorland, and in London, from the 3rd edition 1784, to 1821.
HIGH STREET
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placename:- High Street
county:- Westmorland

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.
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Page 190:-
A TABLE OF THE Height of Mountains and Lakes SEEN IN THIS TOUR, ... TAKEN FROM THE LEVEL OF THE SEA. ... by Mr. John Dalton.
Kentmere High-street ... 912 [yards]

other name:- Kentmere High Street
Altitude 2736 feet
date:- 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

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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HIGH STREET
hill hachuring; hill or mountain

placename:- High Street
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

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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High Street
hill hachuring; mountain or hill

placename:- High Street
locality:- East Ward
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old print:- LMS 1920s

Guide book, LMS Route Book no.3, The Track of the Royal Scot, part 1 London Euston to Carlisle, by Edmund Vale, published by the London Midland and Scottish Railway, LMS, 1920s.
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Hill Outline from Shap Station, published in the LMS Route Book No.3, The Track of the Royal Scot, by the London Midland and Scottish Railway, LMS, 1920s.
date:- 1920=1929
period:- 1920s

old print:- Jenkinson 1875

Guide book, A Practical Guide to the English Lake District, by Henry Irwin Jenkinson, published by Edward Stanford, 55 Charing Cross, London, 4th edition 1875.
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Print, lithograph, outline view, Panoramic Sketches from Skiddaw, Cumberland, by Edwin A Pettitt, London, published by Edward Stanford, 55 Charing Cross, London, 1875.
... High Street ...
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Print, lithograph, outline view, Panoramic Sketches from Scawfell Pike, Cumberland, by Edwin A Pettitt, London, published by Edward Stanford, 55 Charing Cross, London, 1875.
... High Street ...

placename:- High Street
date:- 1875
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Black 1856 (23rd edn 1900)

Guide book, Black's Guide to the English Lakes, published by Adam and Charles Black, North Bridge, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, or Soho Square, London, 1856 to 1900s onwards.
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Print, lithograph, Outline Views, Windermere - Mountains as seen from the North End of Belle Isle, Windermere, and Mountains as seen from Biscay How, Bowness, by J Flintoft, Keswick, Cumberland, engraved by R Mason, Edinburgh, Lothian, about 1900.
... 11 High Street ... 27 High Street ...
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Print, lithograph, Outline Views, Haws and Wastwater - Mountains as seen from Burn-Banks near the Foot of Hawes Water, and Mountains as seen near Nether Wastdale at the First Bridge on the road to Wast-Water, by J Flintoft, Keswick, Cumberland, engraved by R Mason, Edinburgh, Lothian, about 1900.
... 6 High Street ...

placename:- High Street
date:- 1900
period:- 1900s

old print:- Rose 1832-35

Engravings - Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated; from drawings by Thomas Allom, George Pickering, and H Gastineau, described by Thomas Rose, published by H Fisher, R Fisher, and P Jackson, Newgate Street, London, 1832-35.
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date:- 1835
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Tattersall 1836 (version 1869)

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, Hawes Water, from Thwaite Force, Westmorland, 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:-
HAWES-WATER, / from Thwaite Force.
printed at bottom:-
Wallow Crag. / Harter Fell. / Mardale Chapel. / High Street. / Kidsay Pike. / Whelter Crag.

placename:- High Street
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Tattersall 1836

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, Hawes Water, from Thwaite Force, Westmorland, 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.109 of The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall.
printed at bottom:-
HAWES-WATER, / from Thwaite Force.
printed at bottom left to right:-
Wallow Crag. / Harter Fell. / Mardale Chapel. / High Street. / Kidsay Pike. / Whelter Crag.

placename:- High Street
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early

old print:-
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Print, hand coloured engraving, Lower Reach, Ullswater from Pooley Bridge, Westmorland and Cumberland, published by Sherwood and Co, London, 1836?
Objects in the view are identified by a caption at the bottom - Swarth Fell, Martindale, High Street, Hallen Fell, Kirkstone, Place Fell, Fairfield, Gowbarrow Parks, Dumallet.
printed at bottom:-
LOWER REACH, ULLSWATER. / from Pooley Bridge. / Pubd. April 15th 1836 by Sherwood & Co London.

placename:- High Street
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Black 1841 (3rd edn 1846)

Guide book, Black's Picturesque Guide to the English Lakes, published by Adam and Charles Blck, North Bridge, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, 1841 to 1888.
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Print, engraving, outline view, Mountains as seen from the North End of Belle Isle, Windermere, and Mountains as seen from Bisket How, Bowness, by J Flintoft, Keswick, Cumberland, engraved by R Mason, Edinburgh, about 1844.
... 11 High Street ... 27 High Street ...
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Print, engraving, outline view, Mountains as seen from Burn Banks near the Foot of Hawes Water, and Mountains as seen near Strands in Wastdale at the First bridge on the Road to Wast Water, by J Flintoft, Keswick, Cumberland, engraved by R Mason, Edinburgh, Lothian, about 1846.
... 6 High Street ...

placename:- High Street
date:- 1844
period:- 19th century, early

photographs
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button to large High Street -- Patterdale and Shap Rural etc -- Cumbria -- Cumbria / -- Rainsborrow Crag, Ill Bell, Froswick, and High Street, above Kentmere Valley (and a little vertical exageration). -- 4.6.2006
tiny photograph, 
button to large High Street -- Patterdale and Shap Rural etc -- Cumbria -- Cumbria / -- 27.10.2012
tiny photograph, 
button to large High Street -- Patterdale and Shap Rural etc -- Cumbria -- Cumbria / -- NY46001950 (about) -- 10.4.2013
tiny photograph, 
button to large High Street -- Patterdale and Shap Rural etc -- Cumbria -- Cumbria / -- NY46001950 (about) -- 10.4.2013

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