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placename:- Shap
parish Shap parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s -- market town; selected place
coordinates:- NY562153
10Km square:- NY51
place code:- Shap

1Km square NY5615

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 14 10)

OS County Series (Wmd 14 14)

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.
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:- Shap
building/s
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old map (vignette):- Burrow 1920s

Road strip maps with parts in Westmorland, Cumberland etc, now Cumbria, irregular scale about 1.5 miles to 1 inch, by E J Burrow and Co, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, 1920s.
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date:- 1920=1929
period:- 1920s

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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Shap
blocks, settlement

placename:- Shap
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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SHAP

placename:- Shap
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 141:-
...
The town of Shap, standing on the high road, has excellent inns; and not far from it, the Earl of Lonsdale has erected a commodious and elegant hotel, for the accommodation of visitors to the Wells, which have lately become a place of genteel resort. ...

placename:- Shap
person:- : Lonsdale, Earl of
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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SHAP

placename:- Shap

descriptive text:- Wallis 1810

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 19 miles to 1 inch, by James Wallis, 77 Berwick Street, Soho, London, 1810; published 1810-36.
PRINCIPAL FAIRS.
Skapp: May 4, horned cattle.

placename:- Skapp
date:- 1810
period:- 19th century, early; 1810s

descriptive text:- Baker 1802

Perspective road map with sections in Lancashire, Westmorland, and Cumberland through Kendal and Penrith ending at Carlisle, by J Baker, London 1802.
pp.25-26:-
...
... Shap is a small town, principally of use to travellers for rest, and to divide the dreary stages between Kendal and Penrith. Here were latterly some relics of a convent of Cistercian monks, and there are still to be seen near it some enormous stones, that are supposed either to have been sepulchral or druidical monuments. ...

placename:- Shap
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Baker 1802

Perspective road map with sections in Lancashire, Westmorland, and Cumberland through Kendal and Penrith ending at Carlisle, by J Baker, London 1802.
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Shap / 276

placename:- Shap
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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Shap
blocks, italic lowercase text, village, hamlet, locality

placename:- Shap
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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Shap
blocks, italic lowercase text, village, hamlet, locality

placename:- Shap
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

road book:- Cary 1798 (2nd edn 1802)

Road book, Cary's New Itinerary, by John Cary, published by G and J Cary, 86 St James's Street, London, 1798-1828.
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page 267-268
Shap - M.H.
market hall
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page 269-270
INNS. ... Shap, King's Arms, New Inn. ...

placename:- Shap
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions)

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 161:-
...
Shap, antiently written Heppe, is a long village, ...

placename:- Shap
other name:- Heppe
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- West 1784 map

A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, now Cumbria, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, included in the Guide to the Lakes by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Westmorland, and in London, from the 3rd edition 1784, to 1821.
SHAP
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placename:- Shap
building/s; town
county:- Westmorland

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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Page 173:-
...
... to the village of Shap, a proper place for refreshment, before you face Shap-fells, ...
date:- 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

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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SHAP
blocks on a street plan, labelled in block caps; settlement, market town?

placename:- Shap
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

old map:- Jefferys 1770

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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SHAP
blocks along a street, and a church

placename:- Shap
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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Shaw als Shape
blocks, on road

placename:- Shaw
other name:- Shape
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Bickham 1753-54 (Wmd)

Maps, A Map of Westmorland, 1753, and A Map of Cumberland, 1754, by George Bickham, published 1750s-96.
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Shap
view (sort of)

placename:- Shap
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1753=1754
period:- 18th century, late; 1750s

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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Shap
Building; labelled as a town.

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

descriptive text:- Simpson 1746

The three volumes of maps and descriptive text published as 'The Agreeable Historian, or the Compleat English Traveller ...', by Samuel Simpson, 1746.
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Page 1025:-
...
Shap, once called Chepe and Hepe, is a Market-Town five Miles from the Road that leads from Penrith to Brough, and belongs to the Family of Wharton. It has a Moot-house, the upper Part of which is a Room for the publick Business.

placename:- Shap
other name:- Chepe
other name:- Hepe
person:- : Wharton Family
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

old map:- Bowen 1720 (plate 94)

Road book, Britannia Depicta Or Ogilby Improv'd, including road strip maps with sections in Westmorland, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, derived from maps by Ogilby, 1675, and a county map of Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, with text by John Owen, published by Emanuel Bowen, London, 1720; published 1720-64.
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placename:- Shap
date:- 1720
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

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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Shap
Circle, buildings, towers.

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

old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 38)

Road book, Britannia, strip road maps, with sections in Westmorland and Cumberland etc, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675; and a general map of England and Wales.
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In mile 272, Westmorland.
Shop
houses each side of the road.

placename:- Shop
date:- 1675
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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Shapp
Buildings and tower.

placename:- Shapp
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1646
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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Shapp
circle, building and tower

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

old map:- Gough 1350s-60s

Reproduction of the Gough Map of Great Britain, reduced size, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, 1875; and a full size line reproduction, with added transcriptions of placenames, 1935.
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placename:- Shap
county:- Cumbria

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Church, symbol for a parish or village, with a parish church.
Shapp

placename:- Shapp
county:- Westmorelandia
village
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

old map:- Millward and Dickinson 1737

Shap
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placename:- Shap
date:- 1737
period:- 18th century, early; 1730s

old map:- Cooper 1808

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, scale about 9 miles to 1 inch, by H Cooper, 1808, published by G and W B Whittaker, 13 Ave Maria Lane, London, 1824.
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Shap
circle; village or hamlet

placename:- Shap
locality:- East Ward
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Hall 1820 (Wmd)

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 14.5 miles to 1 inch, by Sidney Hall, London, 1820, published by Samuel Leigh, 18 Strand, London, 1820-31.
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Shap / 277
circle, upright lowercase text; town; distance from London

placename:- Shap
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1820
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

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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Shap
circle, tower/s, upright lowercase text; town

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

market notes:- see:- : 1889: Market Rights and Tolls: HM Government

see:- Millward, Roy & Robinson, Adrian: 1970: Lake District, The: Eyre and Spottiswoode (London)

Market listed by HM Government, 1888.
Market charter 1687 according to Millward and Robinson.
market town
date:- 1687; 1888

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button   Bulls Head Inn, Shap
button   chapel, Shap
button   Close Cottage, Shap
button   CORUS works, Shap
button   Croft House, Shap
button   Cross Farm House, Shap
button   Crown Inn, Shap
button   drinking fountain, Shap
button   Green Farm, Shap
button   Green House, Shap
button   Greyhound Hotel, Shap
button   Hardendale Township
button   Hermitage, Shap
button   house, Shap
button   house, Shap (2)
button   Kemp Howe stone circle, Shap
button   Kings Arms Hotel, Shap
button   Lyndene, Shap
button   Mardale Township
button   meeting house, Shap
button   Mere Syke, Shap
button   milestone, Shap (2)
button   milestone, Shap (4)
button   New Ing Farm, Shap
button   New Inn, Shap
button   Nook Cottage, Shap
button   Plane Trees, Shap
button   railway bridge, Shap
button   railway bridge, Shap (2)
button   railway bridge, Shap (3)
button   ring of bells, Shap
button   Rockery, Shap
button   Rosgill Township
button   school, Shap
button   seat, Shap
button   Shap Bowling Club, Shap
button   Shap CofE Primary School, Shap
button   Shap Fire Station, Shap
button   Shap Market Cross, Shap
button   Shap Station, Shap
button   Shap Township
button   Shap: Lime Street, 2 to 4
button   St Michael, Shap
button   standing stone, Shap
button   standing stone, Shap (2)
button   Stone Bower, Shap
button   stones, Shap
button   Swindale Township
button   War Memorial Hall, Shap
button   Wetsleddale Township

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