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High Close, Plumbland
High Close
civil parish:-   Plumbland (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   buildings
coordinates:-   NY14773838
1Km square:-   NY1438
10Km square:-   NY13

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 36 13) 
placename:-  High Close
placename:-  Close, High
source data:-   Maps, 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.

evidence:-   possibly descriptive text:- Simpson 1746
placename:-  High Close
source data:-   Atlas, three volumes of maps and descriptive text published as 'The Agreeable Historian, or the Compleat English Traveller ...', by Samuel Simpson, 1746.
image SMP4P197, button  goto source
"... High Close, Sir Wilfrid Lawson's. ..."

evidence:-   old map:- Donald 1774 (Cmd) 
placename:-  High Close
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, 3x2 sheets, The County of Cumberland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by Thomas Donald, engraved and published by Joseph Hodskinson, 29 Arundel Street, Strand, London, 1774.
"High Close"
block or blocks, labelled in lowercase; a hamlet or just a house 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
Image © Carlisle Library

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