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placename:- Pooley Bridge
other name:- Poolah
parish Barton parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s -- market town
coordinates:- NY47122446
10Km square:- NY42
place code:- PlBr

1Km square NY4724

photograph

Pooley Bridge -- Barton -- Cumbria / -- 20.10.2010

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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Pooley Bridge
blocks, settlement

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

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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Pooley Bridge

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

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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Page 112:-
POOLEY BRIDGE is a desirable station for the lovers of angling; or to take a boat for viewing the scenery of Ullswater.
...
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Page 137:-
... the want of post-horses at Pooley Bridge is sometimes felt as an inconvenience.
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:- Pooley

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 25:-
... to the little village of Powley, or, as it is pronounced Poolah. As the beauties of the Lake can no otherwise be seen to perfection, we must here embark for that delightful expedition: this we may do either in one of the boats kept by Edward Richardson, at the sign of the Sun, or in that with which the Earl of Surrey politely gives leave to his keeper to accommodate any gentleman who desires it. Richardson's boats are neat and in good repair, but his Lordship's is truly worthy its noble owner. ...
As there is little or no convenience for dining at Powley, I would advise those who visit Ulswater to take some refreshment with them; but they may be supplied with liquors at Powley, wine excepted. ...

placename:- Powley
other name:- Poolah
person:- boatman : Richardson, Edward
person:- : Surrey, Earl of
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

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 39:-
...
We now return to the little village of Powley, which appears by the cross which stands there to have been formerly a market town; the cross is now in ruin, though it was, in A.D. 1679, repaired by the Earl of Sussex. From the bridge, which takes its name from this village, is the most beautiful view of some parts of the Lake; Dun-Mallard in particular rises in a most picturesque manner, and exhibits to the view the almost inaccessible avenue which leads to its summit.
If now we desire to take the fish of this Lake in perfection, we must adjourn to Edward Richardson's, whom I mentioned before. Edward himself is a real curiosity; he is blind, but an excellent guide to any of the adjacent places, and a sensible, intelligent man. I shall not here enlarge upon the cookery of our fish; I only shall add, their flavour is far the finest when dressed as soon as taken, and is still improved by the plain manner of dressing; I mean roasting them, (wrapped up in wet paper,) among wood ashes: the reader may laugh if he pleases at my cookery, but if he will try it he will find it far exceed his expectations.

placename:- Powley
person:- : Richardson, Edward
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Ullswater)

Map series, lakes and roads to the Lakes, by James Clarke, engraved by S J Neele, 352 Strand, London, included in A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, published by James Clarke, Penrith, and in London etc, from 1787 to 1793.
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POWLEY

placename:- Powley
village
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Ull)

Series of maps, An Accurate Map of the Matchless Lake of Derwent, of the Grand Lake of Windermere, of the Beautiful Lake of Ullswater, of Broadwater or Bassenthwaite Lake, of Coniston Lake, of Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater Lakes, and Pocklington's Island, by Peter Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1783 to 1794.
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Pooley, where there is an Inn

placename:- Pooley
village
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 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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Pooley
blocks, labelled in upright lowercase text; settlement; town?

placename:- Pooley
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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Powley or Pooley
circle, tower

placename:- Powley
other name:- Pooley
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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Pooley
Circle.

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

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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Pole
Circle.

placename:- Pole
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Wmd)

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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Pooley
Circle, building and tower.

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

hearth tax returns:- Hearth Tax 1670

in Westmoreland / The Hundred of Bottome of Westmoreland
Records, hearth tax returns, exchequer duplicates, Westmorland, 1670.
Powley in Barton Parish

placename:- Powley in Barton Parish
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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Pole
Buildings and tower.

placename:- Pole
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Jenner 1643

Table of distances and map, Cumberland, now Cumbria, scale about 21 miles to 1 inch, by Thomas Jenner, London, 1643.
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Pole
circle

placename:- Pole
date:- 1643
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Cmd)

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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Pole
circle, tower; on the wrong side of the river

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

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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Pole
circle, building and tower

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

source:- Keer 1605 -- possibly relevant

Map, Westmorlandia et Comberlandia, ie Westmorland and Cumberland now Cumbria, scale about 16 miles to 1 inch, probably by Pieter van den Keere, or Peter Keer, about 1605; published about 1605 to 1676.
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Iole
dot, circle and tower; village

placename:- Iole
county:- Cumberland

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Building, symbol for a hamlet, which may or may not have a nucleus.
Pole
On the wrong side of the river?

placename:- Pole
county:- Cumberlandia
hamlet
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

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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Pooley
circle, italic lowercase text; village, hamlet or locality

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

old painting:-
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Painting, watercolour, View Looking to the Bridge on the River Going to Ullswater, Pooley Bridge, Barton, Westmorland, by Paul Sandby, 1760s-70s
Summertime; view of a wide gently flowing river from the nearside bank with two cattle at the water's edge beside a blasted oak tree which frames composition to left. Beyond, the river is panned by a stone bridge, a small village speading along the riverbank, partially screened by a stand of trees. Barren fells rise beyond.
inscribed at on mount:-
P. Sandby View looking to the Bridge on the river going out of Ullswater
date:- 1760=1779
period:- 18th century, late

market notes:- see:- Palmer's Index No.93:: Public Record Office

Letter patent for a market at Barton, 16 John, 1214-15, in Palmer's Index No.93 at the Public Record Office.

market town
person:- : John
person:- : Lancaster, William de
date:- 1214 Thursday market to be held at the manor, granted by John to William de Lancaster, 22 September 1214; in the Pipe Rolls for 16 John.

button   cross, Pooley Bridge
button   Crown Inn, Pooley Bridge
button   drain, Pooley Bridge
button   Dunmallard Hill, Dacre
button   Elm House, Pooley Bridge
button   Eusemere, Barton
button   Finnkle Cottage, Pooley Bridge
button   house, Pooley Bridge
button   Molly Proudfoots Well, Barton
button   Parkin Memorial Hall, Pooley Bridge
button   pinfold, Pooley Bridge
button   Pooley Bridge bridge, Barton
button   Pooley Bridge Inn, Pooley Bridge
button   Pooley Bridge Pier, Dacre
button   Pooley Bridge, Barton: Catstycam
button   St Paul, Pooley Bridge
button   station, Pooley Bridge
button   station, Ullswater
button   Sun, Pooley Bridge
button   Sunnyside Barn, Pooley Bridge
button   Windy Nook, Pooley Bridge

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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