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bridge, Bassenthwaite
site name:-   Halls Beck
locality:-   Bassenthwaite
civil parish:-   Bassenthwaite (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   bridge
coordinates:-   NY23083235
1Km square:-   NY2332
10Km square:-   NY23

BVE36.jpg (taken 9.8.2011)  

evidence:-   old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, A New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland Divided into their Respective Wards, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin et al, published by T Bowles, Robert Sayer, and John Bowles, London, 1760.
road across stream 
item:-  Armitt Library : 2008.14.10
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evidence:-   perhaps descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843) 
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 86:-  "..."
"... the Haws, a village watered by a stream called White Water Dash, and issuing from the north side of Skiddaw. The bridge is uncommonly pictu-"
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Page 87:-  "[pictu]resque, and indeed the artist may here enrich his portfolio with several choice studies. ..."

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