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placename:- Lofshaw Hill
parish Hutton parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
hill
Altitude 1024 feet; 312m
coordinates:- NY38732782
10Km square:- NY32

1Km square NY3827

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 57 11)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

placename:- Lofshaw Hill
locality
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

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 54:-
...
A little beyond the eight-mile post, on the right hand, is an hill called Lofts-Cross, on which is a stone pillar, ...

placename:- Lofts Cross
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

button   cross, Lofshaw Hill
button   roman fort, Hutton Moor

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