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Skeggleswater Dike
runs into:-    Hall Beck

civil parish:-   Longsleddale (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Kentmere (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Over Staveley (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   river
locality type:-   boundary
locality type:-   parish boundary
coordinates:-   NY479032 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY4703
10Km square:-   NY40

BIK33.jpg  From the south.
(taken 15.2.2004)  
BIK34.jpg  Footbridge over Skeggleswater Dike.
(taken 15.2.2004)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 27 10) 
placename:-  Skeggles Water Dike
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:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) 
source data:-   Map, 4 sheets, The County of Westmoreland, scale 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed 1768, and engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
single or double wiggly line; river 
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Image © National Library of Scotland

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.
item:-  Armitt Library : A1221.1
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evidence:-   old map:- Cary 1789 (edn 1805) 
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Westmoreland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Cary, London, 1789; edition 1805.
river, from Skeggles Water, running into Hall Beck 
item:-  JandMN : 129
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evidence:-   old map:- Cooper 1808
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, scale about 9 miles to 1 inch, by H Cooper, 1808, published by R Phillips, Bridge Street, Blackfriars, London, 1808.
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tapering wiggly line; river 
item:-  Dove Cottage : 2007.38.53
Image © see bottom of page

NY47980320 footbridge, Skeggleswater Dike (Longsleddale / Kentmere)
NY47450257 stepping stones, Over Staveley (Over Staveley)
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