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placename:- Whinfell Park
parish Brougham parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY5528
10Km square:- NY52

1Km square NY5528

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 5:-
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Since the year 1767 Whinfield-Park has been divided into farms, and these again subdivided; the rabbits destroyed, and the deer circumscribed in narrower bounds; by which means the red deer are much diminished in number. Thus we see a spot of ground, formerly a barren heath, now become rich fruitful land; and what twenty years ago was not worth more than forty pounds a year, now cheaply let for upwards of a thousand, and to add to its advantages, all tythe-free. This immunity was obtained in the year 1775, when as the act obtained for dividing Brougham Moor empowered the Commissioners at the same time to allot to the Rector certain lands in lieu of the tythes both of the new and old inclosures.

placename:- Whinfield Park
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

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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... in the environs of Perith ... In Whinfield-park are the Countess-pillar, the White-hart tree, and the Three-brothers' tree; ...
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Addendum; Mr Gray's Journal, 1769
Page 200:-
... Passed ... Whinfield-park, ... crossed the Eden and the Eamont with its green vale, ... [to] Penrith ...

placename:- Whinfield Park
park
date:- 1769; 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s; 1770s

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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Ring of fence palings, trees.
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Jansson 1646 -- probably relevant

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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Ring of fence palings with trees which are labelled.
Whinfeld forest

placename:- Whinfeld Forest
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1646
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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outline of fence palings, contains Whinfeld forest; Westmorland
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Fence palings, and trees labelled
Whinfeld forest

placename:- Whinfeld Forest
county:- Westmorelandia
park
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

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