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Cartmel Wharf, Morecambe Bay
Cartmel Wharf
locality:-   Morecambe Bay
civil parish:-   Lower Holker (formerly Lancashire)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   sands
1Km square:-   SD3668 (etc etc) 
10Km square:-   SD36

evidence:-   old text:- Mackenzie 1776
placename:-  Cartmel Wharfs Bank
source data:-   Charts, and sailing directions, Nautical Descriptions of the West Coast of Great Britain, Bristol Channel to Cape Wrath, by Murdoch Mackenzie, published London, 1776.
image MK10P18, button  goto source
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"... Cartmel-wharfs Bank, which dries about low-water only, the other on the E. side of it: at four hours of flood, a vessel, that draws ten or twelve feet, will have sufficient water over Cartmel-wharfs, near the channel. These channels often discover themselves, by the appearance of the water in them; a good look-out is therefore necessary here."

evidence:-   old map:- Otley 1818
placename:-  Cartmel Wharf
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, The District of the Lakes, Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, 1818, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Scotland, published by Jonathan Otley, Keswick, Cumberland, et al, 1833.
item:-  JandMN : 48.1
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evidence:-   old text:- Admiralty 1933
placename:-  Cartmel Wharf
source data:-   image AY01p375, button  goto source
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"Ulverston channel. - Ulverston channel is a tortuous and shifting channel, formed by the outfall of the River Leven, passing westward of Bardsea bank, Cartmel Wharf, and Furness bank, and eastward of Mort bank and flat, which extends off the northern shore of Morecambe bay."

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