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Shaking Bridge, Bolton Low Houses
Shaking Bridge
site name:-   Waver, River
locality:-   Bolton Low Houses
civil parish:-   Boltons (formerly Cumberland)
civil parish:-   Wigton (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   bridge
coordinates:-   NY23924452
1Km square:-   NY2344
10Km square:-   NY24

BNO35.jpg (taken 11.4.2007)  
BNO36.jpg  Bench mark, pivot? on the top of the parapet.
(taken 11.4.2007)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 37 1) 
placename:-  Shaking Bridge
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:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 96) 
source data:-   Road strip map, hand coloured engraving, the Road from Kendal to Cockermouth, and the Road from Egremond to Carlisle, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675.
In mile 26, Cumberland. 
Road crosses the river by:-  "a Stone bridg over Elne fluv"
no bridge is drawn. 
item:-  JandMN : 22
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   old map:- Bowen 1720 (plate 261) 
source data:-   Road strip map, uncoloured engraving, pl.261, the end of the road from Kendal to Cockermouth and the road from Egremont to Carlisle, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, published by Emanuel Bowen, St Katherines, London, 1720.
"Stone Bridge over Eln Flu"
About mile 27 from Egremont. 
item:-  Dove Cottage : Lowther.36
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   old map:- Donald 1774 (Cmd) 
placename:-  Shaken Bridge
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.
"Shaken Bridge"
block or blocks, labelled in lowercase; a hamlet or just a house and road/river crossing 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
Image © Carlisle Library

evidence:-   old map:- Bell 1892
placename:-  Shaking Bridge
source data:-   Map, colour lithograph, Road Map of Cumberland, by George Joseph Bell, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, printed by Charles Thurnam and Sons, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1892.
bridge symbol 
Road map of Cumberland showing County Bridges 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 38
Image © Carlisle Library

BNO37.jpg  View of river.
(taken 11.4.2007)  

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