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Canal Head, Kendal
Canal Head
site name:-   Lancaster Canal
locality:-   Kendal
civil parish:-   Kendal (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   canal wharf
locality type:-   wharf
coordinates:-   SD51989259 (approx) 
1Km square:-   SD5192
10Km square:-   SD59
SummaryText:-   Two roads, Canal Head South and Canal Head North, lie either side where a basin extended at right angles to the canal end.

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 38 8) 
placename:-  Canal Basin
placename:-  Aynam Wharves
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.
"CANAL BASIN / Aynam Wharves (Coal) / Coal Yards"

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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