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beacon, Warton
site name:-   Warton Crag (?) 
county:-   Lancashire
locality type:-   beacon (?) 
1Km square:-   SD4872
10Km square:-   SD47
references:-   West 1784 map

evidence:-   descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821) 
source data:-   Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
image WS21P014, button  goto source
Page 14:-  "... The station at Lancaster was connected with that at Watercrook, near Kendal, by the intervention of the beacon on Warton Crag, and the castellum on the summit of a hill that rises immediately above Watercrook, at present called Castle Steads."

evidence:-   old map:- West 1784 map
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, about 1784.
Shown by a drawing of a tower. 
item:-  Armitt Library : A1221.1
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