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civil parish:-   Lower Allithwaite (formerly Lancashire)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   locality
locality type:-   buildings
locality type:-   selected place
coordinates:-   SD37837876 (etc) 
1Km square:-   SD3878
10Km square:-   SD37
latitude; longitude:-   2d 57.2m W; 54d 12.0m N

BLU29.jpg (taken 7.4.2006)  
BUR67.jpg (taken 9.6.2011)  

evidence:-   old map:- Gough 1350s-60s
placename:-  Kartmell
source data:-   Map, colour photozincograph copy, reduced size facsimile, Gough Map of Britain, scale about 28.5 miles to 1 inch, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, 1875.
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item:-  JandMN : 33
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evidence:-   old map:- Gough 1350s-60s
placename:-  Kartmell
source data:-   Map, lithograph facsimile, Gough Map of Britain, 20 miles to 1 inch? published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, 1935.
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item:-  JandMN : 34
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evidence:-   old map:- Ptolemy 1540
placename:-  Carnnel
source data:-   Map, copy, uncoloured lithograph? Anglia II Nova Tabula, New Map of England, scale about 50 miles to 1 inch, data in the Geographia by Claudius Ptolemy, engraved by Sebastian Munster, Basle, Switzerland, 1540.
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circle, building, tower; town 
item:-  private collection : 131
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evidence:-   old map:- Lloyd 1573
placename:-  Cartmel
source data:-   Map, hand coloured copper plate engraving, Angliae Regni, Kingdom of England, with Wales, scale about 24 miles to 1 inch, authored by Humphrey Lloyd, Denbigh, Clwyd, drawn and engraved by Abraham Ortelius, Netherlands, 1573.
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item:-  Hampshire Museums : FA1998.69
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evidence:-   old map:- Morden 1695 (EW) 
placename:-  Cartmel
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, England, including Wales, scale about 27 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, published by Abel Swale Awnsham and John Churchil, London, about 1695.
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circle; village or town 
item:-  JandMN : 339
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evidence:-   old map:- Pennant 1777
placename:-  Cartmel
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, A Map of Scotland, Hebrides and Part of England, drawn for Thomas Pennant, engraved by J Bayly, published by Benjamin White, London, 1777.
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circle; buildings, village, etc 
item:-  private collection : 66
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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.
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Page 31:-  "Cartmel is a small district belonging to Lancashire, but united to Westmorland a little below Bowness, on Windermere-water, from whence it extends itself betwixt the rivers Leven and Kent, and so intersects the great bay at Morecambe. It is three miles across from Cark-lane, where you quit the sands to Sand-gate. ..."
"... The only thing worthy of notice in Cartmel is the Church, ..."

evidence:-   old map:- West 1784 map
placename:-  Cartmel
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.
item:-  Armitt Library : A1221.1
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evidence:-   road book:- Cary 1798 (2nd edn 1802) 
placename:-  Cartmel
source data:-   Road book, itineraries, Cary's New Itinerary, by John Cary, 181 Strand, London, 2nd edn 1802.
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page 319-320  "[Over the sands to] Cartmel"
item:-  JandMN : 228.1
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evidence:-   descriptive text:- Baker 1802
placename:-  Cartmel
source data:-   Perspective road map with sections in Lancashire, Westmorland, and Cumberland, by J Baker, London 1802.
pp.25-26:-  "... Cartmel town, that will be found lurking among the hills, between two bays of the sea, the one formed by the river Kenken, the other by the conflux of some smaller streams, there falling from the great Westmorland and Cumberland fells into the Irish sea. ..."

evidence:-   old map:- Cooke 1802
placename:-  Cartmel
source data:-   Map, Lancashire, scale about 18 miles to 1 inch, by George Cooke, 1802, bound in Gray's New Book of Roads, 1824, published by Sherwood, Jones and Co, Paternoster Road, London, 1824.
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"Cartmel / 266"
blocks, upright lowercase text; town, distance from London 
item:-  Hampshire Museums : FA2000.62.6
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evidence:-   old map:- Laurie and Whittle 1806
placename:-  Cartmel
source data:-   Road map, Completion of the Roads to the Lakes, scale about 10 miles to 1 inch, by Nathaniel Coltman? 1806, published by Robert H Laurie, 53 Fleet Street, London, 1834.
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"Cartmel 265"
market town; distance from London 
item:-  private collection : 18.18
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evidence:-   old text:- Capper 1808
placename:-  Cartmell
item:-  populationmarketfair
source data:-   Gazetteer, A Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom, compiled by Benjamin Pitts Capper, published by Richard Phillips, Bridge Street, Blackfriars, London, 1808; published 1808-29.
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"CARTMELL, a parish and market-town in the hundred of Lonsdale, Lancaster, 10 miles from Ulverstone, and 263 from London; containing 87 houses and 1204 inhabitants. It is pleasantly situated in a woody vale on a promontory, which runs into the Irish Sea. The south-east or west sides are bounded by sands, on which there are guides to direct travellers. The northern part is called Cartmell Fell, a hilly district, and the southern part is a well cultivated valley, in the middle of which stands the town. The church is a large handsome gothic building, ... It has a good free grammar-school, rebuilt in 1790, but no manufactures. Market on Thursday and Saturday; fairs, Whit-Monday, and Tuesday after 23 October. It is a curacy. - Beauties of England."

evidence:-   old map:- Otley 1818
placename:-  Cartmel
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 map:- Greenwood 1824 (Lan) 
placename:-  Cartmell
source data:-   Map of the County Palatine of Lancashire, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by C Greenwood, drawn by R Creighton, engraved by S Neele and Son, published by W Fowler and C Greenwood, Wakefield, Yorkshire and Leicester Square, London, 1818.
street map; labelled in block caps for a market town. 
item:-  Armitt Library : A1824
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evidence:-   descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843) 
placename:-  Cartmel
item:-  population, Cartmel
source data:-   Guide book, A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by Rev William Ford, published by Charles Thurnam, Carlisle, by W Edwards, 12 Ave Maria Lane, Charles Tilt, Fleet Street, William Smith, 113 Fleet Street, London, by Currie and Bowman, Newcastle, by Bancks and Co, Manchester, by Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, and by Sinclair, Dumfries, 1839.
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Page 3:-  "..."
"Is a small market-town, situated on the peninsula formed by the Kent and Leven rivers. The most interesting object, as is usually the case in all our small towns and villages, is the church, dedicated to St. Mary, an ancient and handsome structure, formerly a priory, and containing several fine monuments. The town is chiefly supported by its mineral spring, called Holy Well, three miles south of the town, celebrated as a remedy for stone, gout, and cutaneous complaints. ..."
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Page 154:-  "..."
"CARTMEL is a small market-town, having an ancient and handsome church. Three miles hence is a medicinal spring, called Holy Well, much fre-"
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Page 156:-  "[fre]quented. Population, 347."

evidence:-   old map:- Ford 1839 map
placename:-  Cartmel
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Map of the Lake District of Cumberland, Westmoreland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by Charles Thurnam, Carlisle, and by R Groombridge, 5 Paternoster Row, London, 3rd edn 1843.
item:-  JandMN : 100.1
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evidence:-   old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H
placename:-  Cartmel
source data:-   Map of the English Lakes, in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
blocks, settlement 
item:-  JandMN : 82.1
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 Post Office maps

BTG28.jpg (taken 30.7.2010)  

BWW83.jpg  Brass dial of a longcase clock by:-
"John / Dickinson / Cartmel" John Dickinson, clockmaker, Cartmel
(taken 20.7.2012)  courtesy of G K Hadfield

SD38097866 Barn Garth Cottage (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37907876 Bluebell House (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37847885 Brook House (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD38157871 Cartmel CofE Primary School, Cartmel (Lower Allithwaite)
SD37777928 Cartmel Grammar School (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37897872 Cartmel Methodist Church (Lower Allithwaite)
SD37827879 Cartmel Priory Gatehouse (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD376790 Cartmel Race Course (Lower Allithwaite)
SD37797877 Cartmel Village Shop (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37927873 Cartmel Cheeses and Bakehouse (Lower Allithwaite)
SD37847883 Cavendish Street (Lower Allithwaite)
SD37847884 Cartmel: Cavendish Street, 21 (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37827877 Gatehouse Bookshop (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37827875 Martins Bank (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37807885 Cartmel: Park View, 5 (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37897875 Rogan and Co (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37847881 Simon Starkie Antiques (Lower Allithwaite)
SD37927878 Priory Shoppe, Ye (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37847882 Cavendish Arms (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37837880 Cavendish Cottage (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37877887 Chestnut Cottage (Lower Allithwaite)
SD37897877 Church Bridge (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37837878 Church Town House (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37937855 Cornbrook (Lower Allithwaite)
SD37867887 Tower View (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37927881 Corner House, The (Lower Allithwaite) L out of sight
SD37977875 cross, Cartmel (Lower Allithwaite)
SD37917876 Devonshire House (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37847881 drain, Cartmel (Lower Allithwaite)
SD38107876 drain, Cartmel (2) (Lower Allithwaite)
SD37937878 drain, Cartmel (3) (Lower Allithwaite)
SD37877897 Fairfield (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD38087878 Field Beck (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37857874 Ford House (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD38087871 Garth House (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37837879 Gatehouse Cottage (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD38107883 Greencroft (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD382789 Greenfield House (Lower Allithwaite)
SD38107881 Hazeldene (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD379783 Headless Cross (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37717935 house, Cartmel (Lower Allithwaite)
SD37847875 house, Cartmel (2) (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37847886 house, Cartmel (3) (Lower Allithwaite)
SD37877876 Kings Arms (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD38147869 Kirstead (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37797881 lockup, Cartmel (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37817879 Market Cross Cottage (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37817877 market cross, Cartmel (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37837875 Old Bank House (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37807876 Old Barn Cottage (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37847882 Old Eating House (Lower Allithwaite)
SD38117881 Old Police Station (Lower Allithwaite)
SD38127872 Old School House (Lower Allithwaite)
SD37877887 Old Smithy, The (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37797878 Park Beck Cottage (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37787879 Park House (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37787881 Parkside House (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37857868 Penny Bridge (Lower Allithwaite)
SD38067883 Pepper Bridge (Lower Allithwaite)
SD38127860 Pig and Whistle, Cartmel (Lower Allithwaite)
SD38057866 pinfold, Cartmel (Lower Allithwaite)
SD385788 Pit Farm (Lower Allithwaite)
SD38307858 police station, Cartmel (Lower Allithwaite)
SD38107869 post box, Cartmel (Lower Allithwaite)
SD37947881 Priory Close Cottage (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37927879 Priory Close House (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37817876 Priory Guesthouse (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37857878 Priory Hotel (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37967883 Priory House (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37817877 pump, Cartmel (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD38147862 pump, Cartmel (2) (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37857875 Royal Oak (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37817877 seat, Cartmel (Lower Allithwaite)
SD37917887 summer house, Cartmel (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37807877 telephone box, Cartmel (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37807884 Thimble Hill (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37837880 Tower House (Lower Allithwaite)
SD37917872 Unsworth's Yard Brewery (Lower Allithwaite)
SD37927875 Village Institute, Cartmel (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37957878 war memorial, Cartmel (Lower Allithwaite)
SD37917888 Wheelhouse Bridge (Lower Allithwaite)
SD38097880 Yew Tree Cottage (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD383786 Cartmel Meeting House (Lower Allithwaite)
SD37967879 Cartmel Priory (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37997836 milestone, Cartmel (2) (Lower Allithwaite) L
SD37977865 milestone, Cartmel (Lower Allithwaite) L
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