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Small Water, Mardale
runs into:-    Small Water Beck

Small Water
civil parish:-   Shap Rural (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   tarn
coordinates:-   NY45511002 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY4510
10Km square:-   NY41
10Km square:-   NY40
altitude:-   1483 feet
altitude:-   452m

BNP13.jpg (taken 18.4.2007)  
BUY42.jpg (taken 15.7.2011)  

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 35:-  "Small Water, rightly named, lies between Harter fell and High Street; and is passed by a mountain track leading from Kentmere to Mardale, over the hause called Nan Bield. ..."

evidence:-   descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843) 
placename:-  Small Water
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 159:-  "..."
"Small Water is a tarn between High Street and Harter Fell. ..."

evidence:-   old drawing:- Aspland 1840s-60s
placename:-  Small Water Tarn
source data:-   Drawing, pencil, Small Water, Mardale, Westmorland, by Theophilus Lindsey Aspland, 1857.
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"Small Water / Tarn."
item:-  Armitt Library : 1958.389.13
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evidence:-   old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H
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.
outline with shore form lines, lake or tarn 
item:-  JandMN : 82.1
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evidence:-   old print:- MacBride 1922
placename:-  Small Water Tarn
source data:-   Print, colour, Nan Bield Pass and Small Water Tarn, Mardale, by Alfred Heaton Cooper, published by Adam and Charles Black, 4-6 Soho Square, London, 2nd edn 1928.
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Tipped in opposite p.12 in Wild Lakeland by MacKenzie MacBride. 
signed at lower right:-  "A. HEATON COOPER"
item:-  JandMN : 195.5
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evidence:-   old print:- Rose 1832-35
placename:-  Small Water Tarn
source data:-   Print, hand coloured engraving, Small Water Tarn, from Nanbield, Looking into Mardale, Westmorland, by Thomas Allom, engraved by J Sands, 1834.
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item:-  JandMN : 40
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