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placename:- Walmgate Head
parish Bampton parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY51171647
10Km square:- NY51

1Km square NY5116


Walmgate Head -- Bampton -- Cumbria / -- 29.9.2005

Walmgate Head -- Bampton -- Cumbria / -- Plaque:- -- 'RICHARD WRIGHT / RICHARD LAW / 1713 / FOUNDER BENEFACTOR' -- 29.9.2005

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 13 12)

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:- Walmgatehead
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) -- probably relevant

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.
thumbnail J5NY51NW, button to large image
blocks, labelled in italic lowercase text; settlement, village?

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

hearsay Stone and the plaque came from the school at Measandbecks in Mardale, when the valley was flooded by the Hawes Water Reservoir. The old school was carefully dismantled and rebuilt here at the expense of a private well wisher.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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