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placename:- Little Blencow
locality:- Blencow
parish Greystoke parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s; locality
coordinates:- NY45333278
10Km square:- NY43
Little Blencow is the larger of the pair of settlements.

1Km square NY4532


Little Blencow -- Blencow -- Greystoke -- Cumbria / -- What? by the River Petteril, just over the bridge from the village. -- 4.2.2006

Little Blencow -- Blencow -- Greystoke -- Cumbria / -- What? by the River Petteril, just over the bridge from the village. -- 4.2.2006

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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blocks, settlement

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

old map:- Ford 1839 map -- probably relevant

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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placename:- Blencow
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

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:- Blencow

old print:- Clarke 1787 -- probably relevant

'Villa' is used for villages.
or Great? Perhaps muddled with Newton Reigny
Bearing from line Penrith Beacon to Helvellyn on topograph = 42 degrees;
bearing calculated from grid references = 55 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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Blencow Villa

placename:- Blencow Villa
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

button   barn, Little Blencow
button   Blencow Bridge, Little Blencow
button   Blencow Methodist Chapel, Little Blencow
button   Burbank House, Little Blencow
button   Cottage, Little Blencow
button   Crown Inn, Little Blencow
button   Down House, Little Blencow
button   fingerpost, Little Blencow
button   Little Blencow Farm, Little Blencow
button   Old School House, Little Blencow

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