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placename:- Swarth Fell
parish Martindale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
hill; fell
coordinates:- NY45091961
10Km square:- NY41

1Km square NY4519

photograph

Swarth Fell -- Martindale -- Cumbria / -- 20.10.2010

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
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Swarth Fell
hill hachuring

placename:- Swarth Fell
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

old print:- Otley 1823 (4th edn 1830)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
Page 109:-
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The Mountains of Ulswater: / as seen from Pooley Bridge.
Swarth Fell / Cawdale Moor / Winter Crag / Dove Crags / Hallen Fell, and Place Fell / Stone Cross Pike / Birk Fell / Dolly Waggon Pike / Nether Cove Head / Helvellyn High Man / Catchety Cam / Helvellyn Low Man / Herring Pike / Keppel Cove Head / Raise / Greenside / Gowbarrow

placename:- Swarth Fell
date:- 1830
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old print:- Otley 1823 (8th edn 1849)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
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Engraving, outline view of mountains, Ullswater from Pooley Bridge, drawn by T Binns, engraved by O Jewitt, opposite p.12 of A Descriptive Guide of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, 8th edition, 1849.

placename:- Swarth End
date:- 1849
period:- 19th century, early; 1840s

old print:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
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Page 113:-
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date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

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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placename:- Swarth Fell
hill

old text:- Clarke 1787

Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787 and 1789; and Plans of the Lakes ... 1793.
Page 37:-
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Also look at the black, barren, and almost perpendicular mountain called Swarth-Fell: here your boatman will shew you the rock down which the late Edward Hassel, Esq; led his horse, that he might be in at the death of a fox; so steep and dangerous is the descent, that no one since that time durst ever attempt it, nor would any one give credit to it, were there not at this day many living witnesses of the desperate enterprize.

placename:- Swarth Fell
person:- : Hassell, Edward
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old print:- Clarke 1787

Bearing from line Penrith Beacon to Helvellyn on topograph = -15 degrees;
bearing calculated from grid references = -17 degrees.
Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787 and 1789; and Plans of the Lakes ... 1793.
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Swath Fell

placename:- Swath Fell
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Ullswater)

Map series, lakes and roads to the Lakes, by James Clarke, engraved by S J Neele, 352 Strand, London, included in A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, published by James Clarke, Penrith, and in London etc, from 1787 to 1793.
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a MOUNTAIN here called SWATH FELL

placename:- Swath Fell
hill
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- West 1784 map

A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, now Cumbria, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, included in the Guide to the Lakes by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Westmorland, and in London, from the 3rd edition 1784, to 1821.
SWARTH FELL
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placename:- Swarth Fell
county:- Westmorland

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Ull)

Series of maps, An Accurate Map of the Matchless Lake of Derwent, of the Grand Lake of Windermere, of the Beautiful Lake of Ullswater, of Broadwater or Bassenthwaite Lake, of Coniston Lake, of Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater Lakes, and Pocklington's Island, by Peter Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1783 to 1794.
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Swarth Fell

placename:- Swarth Fell
hill
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

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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SWARTH FELL
hill hachuring; hill or mountain

placename:- Swarth Fell
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

old photograph:- Bogg 1898

Book, Lakeland and Ribblesdale, OR A Thousand Miles of Wandering along the Roman Wall, the Old Border Region, Lakeland, and Ribblesdale, by Edmund Bogg, publishd by Edmund Bogg, 3 Woodhouse Lane, and James Miles, Guildford Street, Leeds, Yorkshire, 1898.
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Photograph, halftone print, The Reapers, Swarth Fell, Martindale, Westmorland, by Edmund Bogg, published by Edmund Bogg, 3 Woodhouse Lane, and James Miles, Guildford Street, Leeds, Yorkshire, 1898.
Included on p.141 of Lakeland and Ribblesdale, by Edmund Bogg.

placename:- Swarth Fell
date:-
period:- 19th century, late

old print:-
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Print, hand coloured engraving, Lower Reach, Ullswater from Pooley Bridge, Westmorland and Cumberland, published by Sherwood and Co, London, 1836?
Objects in the view are identified by a caption at the bottom - Swarth Fell, Martindale, High Street, Hallen Fell, Kirkstone, Place Fell, Fairfield, Gowbarrow Parks, Dumallet.
printed at bottom:-
LOWER REACH, ULLSWATER. / from Pooley Bridge. / Pubd. April 15th 1836 by Sherwood & Co London.

placename:- Swarth Fell
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early

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