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Ling Holme, Windermere lake
Ling Holme
site name:-   Windermere lake
civil parish:-   Windermere (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   island
coordinates:-   SD38559360
1Km square:-   SD3893
10Km square:-   SD39

BPD65.jpg (taken 12.5.2008)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 37 3) 
placename:-  Ling Holme
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:-   old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Win/Ble) 
placename:-  Ling Holm
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, An Accurate Map of the Grand Lake of Windermere, scale about 2 inches to 1 mile, by Peter Crosthwaite, Keswick, Cumberland, 1783, version published 1819.
"Ling holm"
item:-  Armitt Library : 2008.14.102
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evidence:-   old map:- West 1784 map
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, about 1784.
In Windermere Water. 
item:-  Armitt Library : A1221.1
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evidence:-   old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Windermere S) 
placename:-  Ling Holm
source data:-   Map, A Map of the Southern Part of the Lake Winandermere and its Environs, scale about 6.5 ins to 1 mile, by James Clarke, engraved by Samuel John Neele, 352 Strand, published by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland and in London etc, 1787.
"Ling holm"
item:-  private collection : 10.11
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evidence:-   descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843) 
placename:-  Lingholm
source data:-   Guide book, A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by Rev William Ford, published by Charles Thurnam, Carlisle, by W Edwards, 12 Ave Maria Lane, Charles Tilt, Fleet Street, William Smith, 113 Fleet Street, London, by Currie and Bowman, Newcastle, by Bancks and Co, Manchester, by Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, and by Sinclair, Dumfries, 1839.
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Page 26:-  "..."
"Of the numerous islands that crowd the narrow part of the Mere [Windermere], we shall only mention two: Lingholm, which is two miles from the Ferry House, a small rocky island covered with wood, and presenting some fine views; ..."

evidence:-   old map:- Prior 1874 map 1
placename:-  Ling Holme
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving or lithograph? Winander Mere, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1874.
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"Ling Holme"
item:-  private collection : 133.1
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