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placename:- Dalton-in-Furness
parish Dalton Town with Newton parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
building/s -- selected place
coordinates:- SD227738
10Km square:- SD27
place code:- DlFr

1Km square SD2273

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Dalton-in-Furness -- Dalton Town with Newton -- Cumbria / -- 10.7.2006
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Dalton-in-Furness -- Dalton Town with Newton -- Cumbria / -- 18.6.2011

old map:- OS County Series (Lan 16 13)

OS County Series (Lan 16 9)

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.
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.

placename:- Dalton in Furness
building/s
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
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Dalton
blocks, settlement

placename:- Dalton
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

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 5:-
...
DALTON
Is situated in a valley which stretches about four miles from it, in one large, sweeping and narrow curve, till it opens on a noble view of Cartmel bay. It is an ancient little town, and was once the capital
Page 6:-
of Furness - flourishing, from its neighbourhood to the rich and mitred Abbey of Saint Mary. The square tower of its castle overlooks the town, giving an air of dignity to the single street which forms its spacious market-place. The church, dedicated to our Lady, has since 1835 been nearly rebuilt. Dalton would, however, attract but few visitors, were it not from the same cause that formerly gave it opulence. The ruins of the once magnificent abbey still draw the pilgrim of taste ...
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...
DALTON, a small market-town, was anciently the capital of Furness. It consists of one street, ter-
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[ter]minated by a spacious market-place, where an old castle, consisting of a square tower, overlooks the town. In this castle are held the courts of the liberty and manor of Furness, of which the Duke of Buccleugh and Lord Beaulieu are lords. Romney, the portrait-painter, was born at a place called Beckside, in Dalton. Population, 3229; market-day, Saturday.

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

old map:- Ford 1839 map

Map of the Lake District, published in A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, 1839.
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DALTON

placename:- Dalton
county:- Lancashire
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
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A superincumbent bed of limestone, by some called the mountain, by others the upper transition limestone, mantles round these mountains, in a position unconformable to the strata of the slaty and other rocks upon which it reposes. It bassets out near ...
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... Cartmel, Dalton and Millum, ...
... The principal mineral production of this limestone, is iron ore, which is raised in great quantities near Dalton, and also near Egremont. ...

placename:- Dalton
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old map:- Perrot 1823

Map, Cumberland, Westmoreland, scale about 38 miles to 1 inch, by Aristide Michel Perrot, engraved by Migneret, 1823, published by Etienne Ledoux, 9 Rue Guenegaud, Paris, France, 1824; published 1824-48.
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Dalton
circle; town

placename:- Dalton
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

source:- Otley 1818

New Map of the District of the Lakes, in Westmorland, Cumberland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, published by J Otley, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1818; pblished 1818 to 1850s.
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DALTON

placename:- Dalton

descriptive text:- Baker 1802

Perspective road map with sections in Lancashire, Westmorland, and Cumberland through Kendal and Penrith ending at Carlisle, by J Baker, London 1802.
pp.25-26:-
... by Lever Sands to Ulvernton, Dalton, ...

placename:- Dalton
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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Dalton / 273
blocks, upright lowercase text; town, distance from London

placename:- Dalton
county:- Lancashire
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

road book:- Cary 1798 (2nd edn 1802)

Road book, Cary's New Itinerary, by John Cary, published by G and J Cary, 86 St James's Street, London, 1798-1828.
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page 468-470
Dalton
market town
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page 653-654
Dalton
market town

placename:- Dalton
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions)

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
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...
Dalton, antiently the principal town, now decayed, though pleasantly situated, has an old castle or tower, lately a gaol for debtors,

placename:- Dalton
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- West 1784 map

A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, now Cumbria, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, included in the Guide to the Lakes by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Westmorland, and in London, from the 3rd edition 1784, to 1821.
DALTON
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placename:- Dalton
building/s
county:- Lancashire

descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

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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... If in a carriage, return from the abbey by Dalton. This village is finely situated on the crest of a rocky eminence, sloping to the morning sun. At the upper end is a square tower, where formerly the abbot held his secular court, and secured his prisoners. The keep is in the bottom of the tower, and is a dismal dungeon.

placename:- Dalton
date:- 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

old map:- Morden 1695 (EW)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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Dalton
circle; village or town

placename:- Dalton
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Sanson 1679

Map, Ancien Royaume de Northumberland aujourdhuy Provinces de Nort, ie the Ancient Kingdom of Northumberland or the Northern Provinces, scale about miles to 1 inch, by Nicholas Sanson, Paris, France, 1679.
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Daulton
circle, buildings and towers; town

placename:- Daulton
county:- Lancashire
date:- 1679
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

market notes:- see:- Palmer's Index No.93:: Public Record Office

see:- Owen: 1792: New Book of Fairs

see:- : 1889: Market Rights and Tolls: HM Government

Customary market, recorded 1292 held by the Abbot of Furneys.
Letters patent for a market at Dalton in Furneis, 23 Hen 3, 1238-39, and 30 Hen 3, 1245-46, in Palmer's Index No.93 at the Public Record Office.
Market listed by Owen, 1792.
Market listed by HM Government, 1888.

other name:- Dalton in Furneis
market town
date:- 1239; 1246 1292; 1792; 1888

old print:- Middiman 1784-92 (pl.15)

Set of prints, Select Views in Great Britain, by various artists, engraved and published by Samuel Middiman, 3 Grafton Street, Tottenham Court Road, and others, London, 1784-92.
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Print, uncoloured engraving, View near Dalton, Cumberland, drawn by F Wheatly, engraved and published by Samuel Middiman, London, 1785.
Plate 15 from the set of prints, Select Views in Great Britain.
printed at bottom left, right, centre:-
Drawn by F. Wheatly. / Engrav'd by S. Middiman. / VIEW near DALTON. / Published as the Act directs, May 25. 1785, by S. Middiman, London.

placename:- Dalton
date:- 1784
period:- 18th century, late

button   Ashburner House, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Baldwin House, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Bank House, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Beckside Conservative Club, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Beckside, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Black Bull, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Butts Bridge, Dalton Town with Newton
button   Castleview, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Cavendish Arms, Dalton-in-Furness
button   chapel, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Chappells Tavern, Dalton-in-Furness
button   church, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Clarence Inn, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Cornerstone House, Dalton-in-Furness
button   County Police Station, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Crooklands Junction, Dalton Town with Newton
button   Dalton Castle, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Dalton Cemetery, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Dalton Fire Station, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Dalton House, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Dalton Junction, Dalton Town with Newton
button   Dalton Library, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Dalton Police Station, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Dalton Station, Dalton Town with Newton
button   Dalton Tithe Barn, Dalton Town with Newton
button   Dalton Tunnel, Dalton Town with Newton
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Castle Street
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Castle Street, 2
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Hartley's
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Kings Mount, 2 to 4
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Place
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Place, 1 and 2
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Place, 4
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Place, 5a
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Place, 6
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Place, 7
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Place, 11
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Place, 16
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Place, 17
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Place, 18
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Place, 19
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Street
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Street, 2 and 4
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Street, 3
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Street, 16 to 20
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Street, 19
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Street, 22 to 26
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Street, 33
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Street, 44
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Street, 46
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Street, 47 to 51
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Street, 54
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Street, 96
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Market Street, 148 to 152
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Martin's Bank
button   Dalton-in-Furness: National Westminster Bank
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Paul's Home Carpet Service
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Skelgate
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Skelgate, 1
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Skelgate, 2
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Skelgate, 12 and 14
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Tudor Square, 16
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Tudor Square, 18 to 20
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Tyson
button   Dalton-in-Furness: Ulverston Road
button   drinking fountain, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Empire House, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Hill Rise, Dalton-in-Furness
button   market cross, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Masons Arms, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Oakdene, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Old Town Hall, Dalton-in-Furness
button   railway bridge, Dalton-in-Furness
button   railway junction, Dalton Town with Newton
button   Red Lion Hotel, Dalton-in-Furness
button   ring of bells, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Rose Cottage, Dalton-in-Furness
button   school, Dalton-in-Furness
button   school, Dalton-in-Furness (2)
button   Snowball Fold, Dalton-in-Furness
button   St Margaret, Dalton-in-Furness
button   St Mary, Dalton-in-Furness
button   St Mary's Cottage, Dalton-in-Furness
button   trig point, SD2256273877
button   Vicarage, Dalton-in-Furness
button   war memorial, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Wellington, Dalton-in-Furness
button   White Horse, Dalton-in-Furness
button   Yarl Bridge, Dalton Town with Newton

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