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Derwent Mouth
locality:-   Workington
civil parish:-   Workington (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   river mouth
coordinates:-   NX98242985 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NX9829
10Km square:-   NX92

evidence:-   old map:- Saxton 1579
placename:-  Derwenfoot Haven
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, Westmorlandiae et Cumberlandiae Comitatus ie Westmorland and Cumberland, scale about 5 miles to 1 inch, by Christopher Saxton, London, engraved by Augustinus Ryther, 1576, published 1579-1645.
"Derwenfoot haven"
River mouth. 
item:-  private collection : 2
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evidence:-   old map:- Speed 1611 (Cmd) 
placename:-  Derwenfote Haven
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile Described, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, 1610, published by J Sudbury and George Humble, Popes Head Alley, London, 1611-12.
"Derwenfote haven"
at the mouth of the Derwent 
item:-  private collection : 16
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evidence:-   poem:- Drayton 1612/1622 text
placename:-  Darwent Haven
source data:-   Poem, Poly Olbion, by Michael Drayton, published by published by John Marriott, John Grismand and Thomas Dewe, and others? London, part 1 1612, part 2 1622.
image DRY6P165, button  goto source
page 165:-  "... Darwent therewithall,
Runnes on her watry Race, and for her greater fame,
Of Neptune doth obtaine a Haven of her name,

evidence:-   old map:- Seller 1694 (Cmd) 
placename:-  Derwenfote Harbour
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Cumberland, scale about 12 miles to 1 inch, by John Seller, 1694.
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"Derwenfote ha."
at the estuary; harbour? 
item:-  Dove Cottage : 2007.38.89
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evidence:-   old drawing:- Smith 1746 B
placename:-  Darwent Mouth
source data:-   Drawing, pencil and ink, A View of the Land at Darwent Mouth, in a Survey of the Coast of Cumberland, by George Smith, 1746.
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ms at bottom:-  "A View of the land at Darwent Mouth from the / North Side of Workington Harbour. / a, the Lighthouse, ,b, How-michal Chapel."
item:-  Carlisle Library : 5.3
Image © Carlisle Library

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