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Leighton Hall, Lancashire
Leighton Hall
county:-   Lancashire
locality type:-   buildings
coordinates:-   SD494744
1Km square:-   SD4974
10Km square:-   SD47

evidence:-   old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 38) 
placename:-  Lighton Hall
source data:-   Road strip map, hand coloured engraving, continuation of the Road from London to Carlisle, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675.
In mile 242, Lancashire.  "Lighton hall"
House off the right of the road 
item:-  JandMN : 21
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evidence:-   descriptive text:- Fiennes 1698
source data:-   Travel book, manuscript record of Journeys through England including parts of the Lake District, by Celia Fiennes, 1698.
"[Lancaster to Kendal] ... to one Lady Middleton; and by some Gentlemen which were travelling that way that was their acquantaince had the advantage of going through her parke ... it was very pleasant under the shade of the tall trees; it was an old timber house but the family being from home we had a free passage through on to the road againe ... this Lady Middleton was a papist and I believe the Gentlemen that was travelling were too;"

evidence:-   old map:- West 1784 map
placename:-  Leighton Hall
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:- Garnett 1850s-60s H
placename:-  Leighton Hall
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.
"Leighton Hall"
block, building 
item:-  JandMN : 82.1
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