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placename:- Measand Beck
other name:- Fordingdale Beck
locality:- Bampton Common
parish Bampton parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
river
coordinates:- NY4815
10Km square:- NY41

1Km square NY4815

photograph

Measand Beck -- Bampton Common -- Bampton -- Cumbria / -- 11.8.2010
photograph

Measand Beck -- Bampton Common -- Bampton -- Cumbria / -- Mouth of beck, after a dryish period. -- 29.9.2013

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 138:-
... A richly-wooded promontory, that stretches from the west side of the lake, appears to cut it into two: a little beyond is Fordingdale Beck, presenting some beautiful cascades, ...

placename:- Fordingdale Beck
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

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.
thumbnail J5NY41NE, button to large image
single or double wiggly line; river
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Measand Beck -- Bampton Common -- Bampton -- Cumbria / -- 11.8.2010
tiny photograph, 
button to large Measand Beck -- Bampton Common -- Bampton -- Cumbria / -- 11.8.2010

button   footbridge, Bampton (3)
button   Forces, Bampton
button   Fordingdale Force, Bampton

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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