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placename:- Great Orton
other name:- Orton ?
parish Orton N parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY3254
10Km square:- NY35

1Km square NY3254

photograph

Great Orton -- Orton N -- Cumbria / -- Village sign, and a 'beacon' cresset. -- 11.3.2011
photograph

Great Orton -- Orton N -- Cumbria / -- Village sign. -- 11.3.2011

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 22 12)

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:- Great Orton
other name:- Orton, Great
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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Gt. Orton
blocks, settlement

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

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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Grt. Orton

placename:- Great Orton
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760

New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87.
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Orton Mag / R
circle, building and tower, rectory

placename:- Orton Magna
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Cmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
image MD12NY35, button   goto source.
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Orton
Circle, building and tower.

placename:- Orton
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Jansson 1646

Map, Cumbria et Westmoria, or Cumberland and Westmorland, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Jansson, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1646; published 1646-1724.
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Orton
Buildings and tower.

placename:- Orton
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Jenner 1643

Table of distances and map, Cumberland, now Cumbria, scale about 21 miles to 1 inch, by Thomas Jenner, London, 1643.
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Owton
circle

placename:- Owton
date:- 1643
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Cmd)

Maps, The Countie Westmorland and Kendale the Cheif Towne, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, London, 1611; published 1611-1770.
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Orton
circle, building, tower

placename:- Orton
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1579

image Sax9NY35, button   goto source.
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Church, symbol for a parish or village, with a parish church.
Orton

placename:- Orton
county:- Cumberlandia
village
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

old map:- Hall 1820 (Cmd)

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 14.5 miles to 1 inch, by Sidney Hall, London, 1820, published by Samuel Leigh, 18 Strand, London, 1820-31.
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Orton
circle, italic lowercase text; settlement

placename:- Orton
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1820
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

notes site of a protective earthwork round the village
Perriam, D R & Robinson, J: 1998: Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria: CWAAS:: ISBN 1 873124 23 6

button   fingerpost, Great Orton
button   fingerpost, Great Orton (2)
button   Great Orton Airfield, Aikton
button   school, Great Orton
button   St Giles, Great Orton
button   trig point, NY3214054046
button   village hall, Great Orton
button   Wellington Inn, Great Orton

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