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placename:- Matterdale road
other name:- A5091
parish Hutton parish, once in Cumberland
parish Matterdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
10Km square:- NY32
road code:- Mttr

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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Ullswater may be visited from Keswick on horseback or on foot; leaving the Penrith road a little beyond the second mile-stone, crossing the vale of Wanthwaite, and passing over a bleak mountain side to Matterdale. Carriages are obliged to continue on the turnpike road to Beckses, eleven miles; but a new road is in progress of making on the
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western side of Mell Fell, which will shorten the distance nearly two miles. ...
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

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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A hand points the way.
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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Road to Keswick
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

mapping:- -- junction -- NY389272 -- NY3827
-- junction -- NY399209 -- NY3920

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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