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placename:- Little Langdale
locality:- Langdales
parish Lakes parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s; locality; valley
coordinates:- NY31580339
10Km square:- NY30

1Km square NY3103

photograph

Little Langdale -- Langdales -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- 15.11.2011
photograph

Little Langdale -- Langdales -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- ... houses. -- 23.6.2006

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, sepia, Blea Tarn in Little Langdale, the Langdale Pikes behind, Langdale, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
internegative at lower left:-
H. Bell
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

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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Little Langdale
Area.

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

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 162:-
...
A more extended excursion generally performed from Ambleside, is that into Langdale, which may be made partly in carriages, although it is more usual to effect it in carts, which way will indeed be found the most convenient and suitable to the roads, as well as enabling the tourist to carry the necessary creature comforts for a mountain ramble. The traveller may proceed, first, to Skelwith Bridge, three miles, just above which is the wild waterfall, called Skelwith Force; then by a road commanding views of Elter Water and great Langdale, he may proceed to Colwith Force, five miles from Ambleside. Three miles up Little Langdale, over a slack on the right, is Blea Tarn, so faithfully depicted in Wordsworth's 'Excursion.' ...
Page 163:-
... A road back by Langdale Chapel, will bring him again to Ambleside, after a circuit of nineteen miles, viz.:

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

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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Rev Plumtre's Night Piece on Windermere, 1797
Page 230:-
Colwith-Force is a very fine, though a small cascade, in Little, or Higher Langdale. ...

other name:- Higher Langdale
date:- 1797
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

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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Little Langdale
hill hachuring; valley, across county boundary

placename:- Little Langdale
other name:- Langdale, Little
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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Langdale Far
circle, tower

placename:- Langdale Far
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.
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Langdale
Building.

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

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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L. Langdale
circle, italic lowercase text; village, hamlet or locality

placename:- Little Langdale
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1742
period:- 18th century, early

old map:- Morden 1695 (Cmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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Litle Langdale
Circle.

placename:- Litle Langdale
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Seller 1694 (Wmd)

Map, Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, by John Seller, 1694; editions to 1787.
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Little Langdale
circle, italic lowercase text; settlement or house

placename:- Little Langdale
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1694
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

hearth tax returns:- Hearth Tax 1675

Records, hearth tax survey returns, Westmorland, 1674/75.
Langdale

placename:- Langdale
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

hearth tax returns:- Hearth Tax 1670

in Westmerland / The hundred of Kendall Barrony
Records, hearth tax returns, exchequer duplicates, Westmorland, 1670.
Langdaile

placename:- Langdaile
date:- 1670
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

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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Litt. Langdale
Buildings and tower.

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

old map:- Jenner 1643

Table of distances and map, Westmerland ie Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 16 miles to 1 inch, by Thomas Jenner, London, 1643.
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Langdala
dot, circle, tower

placename:- Langdala
date:- 1643
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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Little Langdale
circle, building and tower

placename:- Little Langdale
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Building, symbol for a hamlet, which may or may not have a nucleus.
Langdale p~va

placename:- Langdale Parva
county:- Westmorelandia
hamlet
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

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 217:-
LANGDALES.
Barrow, Henry, farmer & slater, Hacket.
Bank, John, yeoman, Langdale Head.
Benson, Edward, yeoman, Low Millbeck.
Birkett, Rev. Stephen, incumbent, Chapel Style.
Birkett, Thos., farmer and slater, Ivy How.
Birkett, Jonathan, farmer, Wilson Place.
Bird, Isaac, slate merchant, Elterwater.
Bownass, William, cooper, Post-office, Elterwater.
Creighton, Isaac, farmer, Lockart's Place.
Dixon, James, farmer, Dale End.
Fleming, William, miner and beerhouse keeper, Little Langdale.
Greenop, Robert, farmer, Oak How.
Gregg, John, farmer, Blea Tarn.
Grisdale, John, farmer, Langdale Head.
Harrison, John, farmer, Busk.
Hartley, Wilson, farmer, Bays Brown.
Hodgson, George, joiner and farmer, Colwith.
Hodgson, John, slate merchant and farmer, New Houses.
Hodgson, George, farmer, Side House.
Kirkby, Henry, farmer, Raw Head.
Lishmuan, John, woodmonger and farmer, Bield.
Milligan, John, farmer, Wall End.
Postlethwaite, John, farmer, Langdale Head.
Rigg, Andrew, farmer, Harry Place.
Ritson, Joseph, provision dealer, Elterwater.
Robinson, John, Esq., Gunpowder Works, Elterwater.
Shepherd, Edward, farmer, Colwith.
Stables, Henry, shoemaker and farmer, Wallthwaite.
Thompson, George, beerhouse keeper and farmer, Millbeck.
Thompson, Wilson, farmer, Pye How.
Thompson, Thomas, farmer and assistant overseer, Wallthwaite
Tyson, John, farmer, Fell Foot.
Tyson, Edward, innkeeper, Chapel Style,
Tyson, William, beerhouse keeper, Elterwater.
Youdell, John, yeoman, Ellers.
Youdell, Joseph, yeoman, Low Birk How.
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

old print:- MacBride 1922

Wild Lakeland, by MacKenzie MacBride illustrated by Alfred Heaton Cooper, published by Adam and Charles Black, London, 1922-28.
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Print, colour, Farmstead, Little Langdale, by Alfred Heaton Cooper, published by Adam and Charles Black, 4-6 Soho Square, London, 2nd edn 1928.
Tipped in opposite p.64 in Wild Lakeland by MacKenzie MacBride.
printed at bottom:-
SPRINKLING TARN AND GREAT GABLE
signed at lower right:-
A. HEATON COOPER

placename:- Little Langdale
date:- 1922
period:- 1920s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Little Langdale -- Langdales -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Fire engine heading towards Wrynose. -- 15.10.2013
tiny photograph, 
button to large Little Langdale -- Langdales -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Dovecote, -- NY31570306 (at) -- 1.2.2010

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