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Seathwaite Tarn, Dunnerdale-with-Seathwaite
runs into:-    Tarn Beck

Seathwaite Tarn
civil parish:-   Dunnerdale-with-Seathwaite (formerly Lancashire)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   tarn
coordinates:-   SD25309880 (etc) 
1Km square:-   SD2598
10Km square:-   SD29
altitude:-   1214 feet
altitude:-   370m

BWU68.jpg (taken 18.6.2012)  
BNJ74.jpg (taken 14.3.2007)  

evidence:-   old map:- Laurie and Whittle 1806
placename:-  Saithwaite Tarn
source data:-   Road map, Completion of the Roads to the Lakes, scale about 10 miles to 1 inch, by Nathaniel Coltman? 1806, published by Robert H Laurie, 53 Fleet Street, London, 1834.
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"Saithwaite Tarn"
item:-  private collection : 18.18
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evidence:-   old map:- Otley 1818
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, The District of the Lakes, Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, 1818, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Scotland, published by Jonathan Otley, Keswick, Cumberland, et al, 1833.
item:-  JandMN : 48.1
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evidence:-   descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834) 
source data:-   Guide book, A Concise Description of the English Lakes, the mountains in their vicinity, and the roads by which they may be visited, with remarks on the mineralogy and geology of the district, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823; published 1823-49, latterly as the Descriptive Guide to the English Lakes.
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Page 36:-  "Seathwaite Tarn empties itself into the river Duddon; it is separated from Levers Water, only by a narrow mountain ridge."

evidence:-   descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843) 
placename:-  Seathwaite Tarn
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 12:-  "..."
"... The road to Seathwaite Tarn is over a pass, little inferior in height to the Man [Coniston]. This tarn contains on its northern side a rocky island, and Fairfield may be seen over its"
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Page 13:-  "surface, between side screens formed of rocky precipices. ..."

evidence:-   old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H
placename:-  Seathwaite Tarn
source data:-   Map of the English Lakes, in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
"Seathwaite T."
outline with shore form lines, lake or tarn 
item:-  JandMN : 82.1
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evidence:-   old print:- Heaton Cooper 1905 (edn 1908) 
placename:-  Seathwaite Tarn
source data:-   Print, colour halftone, Seathwaite Tarn, Duddon Valley, Dunnerdale-with-Seathwaite, Lancashire, from a watercolour painting by Alfred Heaton Cooper, published by Adam and Charles Black, London, 2nd edn 1908.
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Opposite p.222 of The English Lakes, painted by Alfred Heaton Cooper, described by William T Palmer. 
printed at tissue opposite the print:-  "SEATHWAITE TARN, DUDDON VALLEY"
printed at signed lower left:-  "A HEATON COOPER"
item:-  JandMN : 468.75
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Supplies water to Barrow-in-Furness.

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