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placename:- St Patrick's Well
locality:- Patterdale
parish Patterdale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
spring; well; water trough
coordinates:- NY38771663
10Km square:- NY31

1Km square NY3816

photograph

St Patrick's Well -- Patterdale -- Patterdale -- Cumbria / -- 30.9.2005

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 12 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:- St Patrick's Well
well
person:- : St Patrick
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

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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St. Patrick's Well

placename:- St Patrick's Well
well
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 32:-
... A little below the Hall [Patterdale] is a well called St Patrick's Well, where it is said that saint baptized several persons in the year 540, when he was shipwrecked upon Duddon Sands, in his road from Dublin. It was surrounded with four square stones, but the road being repaired, they were removed, and never set up again; although Dr Osbaldeston Bishop of Carlisle, and the Dean of Exeter, when they visited this part, actually paid a man for setting them up, being unwilling that so early a piece of Christian antiquity should be destroyed. ...

placename:- St Patrick's Well
person:- : St Patrick
person:- : Osbaldeston, Bishop
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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St. Patrick's Well

placename:- St Patrick's Well
well
person:- : St Patrick
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

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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St. Patricks Well
circle, tower

placename:- St Patricks Well
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

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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St Patricks well
No symbol.

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

drawing:-
courtesy of David Butler
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coordinates:- NY387166
date:- 1982
period:- 1980s

references Wainwright 1 Birkhouse Moor 2

hearsay St Patrick baptised local residents, about 540.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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