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placename:- Nether Bridge
site name:- Kent, River
locality:- Kendal
parish Kendal parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
bridge
coordinates:- SD51669193
10Km square:- SD59

1Km square SD5191

photograph

Nether Bridge -- Kent, River -- Kendal -- Kendal -- Cumbria / -- From downstream. -- 14.8.2005
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Nether Bridge -- Kent, River -- Kendal -- Kendal -- Cumbria / -- 14.8.2005

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 38 8)

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:- Nether Bridge
bridge
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old print:- Bradley 1901

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Print, uncoloured lithograph, Kendal, Westmorland, by Joseph Pennell, published by Macmillan and Co, London, 1901.
The bridge is Nether Bridge.
On page 298 of Highways and Byways in the Lake District, by A G Bradley.
printed at bottom:-
Kendal.
date:- 1901
period:- 1900s

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.
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Implied by a road across the Kent.
bridge

descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
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Page 177:-
... The entrance [to Kendal] from the south is by another bridge, which makes a short awkward turn into the suburbs, but after that, the street opens well, and the town has a chearful appearance. ...
date:- 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

old map:- Jefferys 1770

Map, The County of Westmoreland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by J Ainslie and perhaps T Donald, engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
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Nether Br
bridge

placename:- Nether Bridge
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd)

Map, The County of Westmoreland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by J Ainslie and perhaps T Donald, engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
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Nether Bridge
double line, road, across a stream; bridge

placename:- Nether Bridge
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

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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Nether Bridge
road across the Kent

placename:- Nether Bridge
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

descriptive text:- Simpson 1746

The three volumes of maps and descriptive text published as 'The Agreeable Historian, or the Compleat English Traveller ...', by Samuel Simpson, 1746.
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Page 1023:-
...
Kendal, called also Kirkby Candale, i.e. a Church in the Valley upon the River Can, over which it has two Bridges of Stone, and one of Wood, ...
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

old map:- Bowen 1720 (plate 93)

Road book, Britannia Depicta Or Ogilby Improv'd, including road strip maps with sections in Westmorland, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, derived from maps by Ogilby, 1675, and a county map of Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, with text by John Owen, published by Emanuel Bowen, London, 1720; published 1720-64.
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At mile 256+.

placename:- Nether Bridge
date:- 1720
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Wmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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Road and river intersect.
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 38)

Road book, Britannia, strip road maps, with sections in Westmorland and Cumberland etc, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675; and a general map of England and Wales.
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In mile 256, Westmoreland.
A turning into Kendal crosses the river at:-
Neither bridg

placename:- Neither Bridge
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

old map:- Speed 1611

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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9 Neither Bridge
bridge of 3 arches over the Kent

placename:- Neither Bridge
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Jefferys 1770

Map, The County of Westmoreland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by J Ainslie and perhaps T Donald, engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
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Nether Br
bridge

placename:- Nether Bridge
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd)

Map, The County of Westmoreland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by J Ainslie and perhaps T Donald, engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
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Nether Bridge
double line, road, across a stream; bridge

placename:- Nether Bridge
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

old map:- Cooper 1808

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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road across stream; bridge?
locality:- Kendal Ward
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Badeslade 1742 -- possibly relevant

A Map of Westmorland North from London, scale about 10 miles to 1 inch, and descriptive text, Cumberland similarly, by Thomas Badeslade, London, engraved and published by William Henry Toms, Union Court, Holborn, London, 1742.
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double line across a stream

county:- Westmorland
date:- 1742
period:- 18th century, early

hearsay In 1376, Edward II made a grant of pontage for three years, the right to charge tolls, to
the good men of Kirkeby in Kendal for three years in aid of their bridge which is broken down ...
The signs of an old packhorse bridge on the downstream side are visible under the arches; the middle section was an addition in 1722 when the route was turnpiked; the upstream side dates from 1908.

mapping:- -- SD51639194 -- SD5191
-- SD51709192 -- SD5191

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