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placename:- High Lorton
parish Lorton parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY162257
10Km square:- NY12

1Km square NY1625

photograph

High Lorton -- Lorton -- Cumbria / -- 1.11.2011

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 55 14)

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:- High Lorton
other name:- Lorton, High
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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Lorton
blocks, settlement

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

old map:- Ford 1839 map -- probably relevant

Map of the Lake District, published in A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, 1839.
thumbnail FD02NY12, button to large image
Lorton

placename:- Lorton
county:- Westmoreland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

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.
image OT02NY12, button   goto source.
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LORTON

placename:- Lorton

old map:- Cooke 1802 -- probably relevant

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
thumbnail GRA1Cd, button to large image
Lorton
blocks, italic lowercase text, village, hamlet, locality

placename:- Lorton
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Cooke 1802 -- probably relevant

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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Lorton
blocks, italic lowercase text, village, hamlet, locality

placename:- Lorton
county:- Cumberland
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 317-318
Lorton

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

old map:- West 1784 map -- probably relevant

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.
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placename:- Lorton
building/s
county:- Cumberland

old map:- Smith 1751

Map of the Black Lead Mines in Cumberland, and area, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, by George Smith, published in the Gentleman's Magazine, 1751.
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Lorton
circle; village

placename:- Lorton
date:- 1751
period:- 18th century, late; 1750s

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 MD12NY12, button   goto source.
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Lorton
Circle, building and tower.

placename:- Lorton
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.
thumbnail JAN3NY12, button to large image
Lorton
Buildings and tower.

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

old map:- Jenner 1643 -- probably relevant

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

placename:- Lorton
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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Lorton
circle, building, tower

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

source:- Keer 1605

Map, Westmorlandia et Comberlandia, ie Westmorland and Cumberland now Cumbria, scale about 16 miles to 1 inch, probably by Pieter van den Keere, or Peter Keer, about 1605; published about 1605 to 1676.
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Lorton
dot, circle and tower; village

placename:- Lorton
county:- Cumberland

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Church, symbol for a parish or village, with a parish church.
Lorton

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

old map:- Cooper 1808 -- probably relevant

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, scale about 9 miles to 1 inch, by H Cooper, 1808, published by G and W B Whittaker, 13 Ave Maria Lane, London, 1824.
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Lorton
circle; village or hamlet

placename:- Lorton
locality:- Allerdale above Derwent Ward
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

hearsay Lorton, a little village lying in a fruitful valley, surrounded by high mountains, the sides of which are covered with grass and woods, and the bottom watered by two small rivers.
John Wesley, 1752

button   Boon Beck Farm, High Lorton
button   Boonbeck Bridge, High Lorton
button   Corner Cottage, High Lorton
button   Corner House, High Lorton
button   fingerpost, High Lorton
button   gate, High Lorton
button   gate, High Lorton (2)
button   Hole Mire, High Lorton
button   house, High Lorton
button   hydrant plate, High Lorton
button   Lambfold, High Lorton
button   Lorton Methodist Church, High Lorton
button   Lorton Park Cottage, High Lorton
button   Lorton Park, High Lorton
button   Lorton Primary School, High Lorton
button   Lorton Village Shop, High Lorton
button   Lorton Yew, High Lorton
button   Midtown, High Lorton
button   Oak Hill, High Lorton
button   Old Police House, High Lorton
button   Park Cottage, High Lorton
button   pinfold, High Lorton
button   Rose Cottage, High Lorton
button   Yew Tree Hall, High Lorton

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