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There was once.
placename:- Low Wath
site name:- Eden, River
parish Great Salkeld parish, once in Cumberland
parish Hunsonby parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
ford
coordinates:- NY56143668
10Km square:- NY53

1Km square NY5636

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 50 2)

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.
Low Wath
with tracks joining to road system

placename:- Low Wath
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760 -- possibly relevant

no other crossing found
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.
thumbnail BO18NY53, button to large image
road across the Eden
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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