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placename:- Stramongate Bridge
site name:- Kent, River
locality:- Kendal
parish Kendal parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
bridge
coordinates:- SD51859297
10Km square:- SD59

1Km square SD5192

photograph

Stramongate Bridge -- Kent, River -- Kendal -- Kendal -- Cumbria / -- 11.4.2013
photograph

Stramongate Bridge -- Kent, River -- Kendal -- Kendal -- Cumbria / -- 9.4.2006

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

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:-
... A noble river, the Kent, ... is crossed by a handsome bridge, where three great roads coincide, from Sedbergh, Kirkby-Stephen, and Penrith.
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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Stramonds Bridge
bridge

placename:- Stramonds 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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double line, road, across a stream; 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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road across the Kent
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:- 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

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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Double line over a stream, over the Kent.
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Seller 1694 (Wmd) -- perhaps relevant

Map, Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, by John Seller, 1694; editions to 1787.
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two lines cross a stream; bridge
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1694
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.
Confused drawing of the Ogilby road, and other turnings, and the river.
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

old map:- Jansson 1646

Map, Cumbria et Westmoria, or Cumberland and Westmorland, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Jansson, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1646; published 1646-1724.
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Double line crossing the stream.
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

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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F Stramans Bridge
bridge of 4 arches over the Kent

placename:- Stramans Bridge
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1579

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county:- Westmorelandia
bridge
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

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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Stramonds Bridge
bridge

placename:- Stramonds 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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double line, road, across a stream; 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 print:- Rose 1832-35 (vol.1 no.22)

Engravings - Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated; from drawings by Thomas Allom, George Pickering, and H Gastineau, described by Thomas Rose, published by H Fisher, R Fisher, and P Jackson, Newgate Street, London, 1832-35.
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Kendal, from the Castle, Westmorland, drawn by Thomas Allom, engraved by W le Petit, published by Fisher, Son and Co, London, 1832-35.
vol.1 pl.22 in the set of prints, Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated.
printed at bottom left, right, centre:-
T. Allom. / W. Le Petit. / KENDAL, FROM THE CASTLE. / FISHER, SON & CO. LONDON, 1832.
date:- 1832=1835
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Rose 1832-35

Engravings - Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated; from drawings by Thomas Allom, George Pickering, and H Gastineau, described by Thomas Rose, published by H Fisher, R Fisher, and P Jackson, Newgate Street, London, 1832-35.
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date:- 1830
period:- 19th century, early

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Stramongate Bridge -- Kent, River -- Kendal -- Kendal -- Cumbria / -- Innsign, picture of Stramongate Bridge. -- 16.8.2006

hearsay Existed in the 14th century. Widened etc, 18th century.

mapping:- -- SD51839294 -- SD5192
-- SD51889301 -- SD5193

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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