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road, Cockermouth to Maryport
Cockermouth to Maryport
Maryport to Cockermouth
civil parish:-   Cockermouth (formerly Cumberland)
civil parish:-   Papcastle (formerly Cumberland)
civil parish:-   Bridekirk (formerly Cumberland)
civil parish:-   Broughton Moor (formerly Cumberland)
civil parish:-   Dearham (formerly Cumberland)
civil parish:-   Maryport (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   route
10Km square:-   NY13
10Km square:-   NY03

evidence:-   old map:- Donald 1774 (Cmd) 
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, 3x2 sheets, The County of Cumberland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by Thomas Donald, engraved and published by Joseph Hodskinson, 29 Arundel Street, Strand, London, 1774.
"M. to C. 7:3:20"
miles.furlongs.poles; Maryport to Cockermouth 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
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evidence:-   road book:- Cary 1798 (2nd edn 1802) 
source data:-   Road book, itineraries, Cary's New Itinerary, by John Cary, 181 Strand, London, 2nd edn 1802.
image CY38p319, button  goto source
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page 319-320 
item:-  JandMN : 228.1
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evidence:-   old map:- Hall 1820 (Cmd) 
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, Cumberland, scale about 21 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Sidney Hall, published by S Leigh, 18 Strand, London, 1820-31.
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single line, solid; minor road; Cockermouth, Dovenby, Maryport 
item:-  JandMN : 91
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evidence:-   old strip map:- Smith 1826 (Roads/Cum) 
source data:-   Strip map, pp.88-90, including To Kendal by Halifax and Settle, continued to Keswick etc, published by Charles Smith and Son, 172 Strand, London, 1st edn 1826.
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Through Ambleside, Westmorland; then Keswick, Cockermouth to Maryport, Cumberland; and other routes. 
Included in Smith's Pocket New Companion to the Roads of England and Wales. 
printed at p.86:-  "TO KENDAL / by Halifax & Settle / continued to Keswick &c."
item:-  private collection : 269.4
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evidence:-   old map:- Ford 1839 map
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Map of the Lake District of Cumberland, Westmoreland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by Charles Thurnam, Carlisle, and by R Groombridge, 5 Paternoster Row, London, 3rd edn 1843.
"M to C 7½Ms."
item:-  JandMN : 100.1
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evidence:-   old map:- Bell 1892
source data:-   Map, colour lithograph, Road Map of Cumberland, by George Joseph Bell, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, printed by Charles Thurnam and Sons, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1892.
orange - disturnpiked 'main road' under section 13 of the Highways Act 1878 since 1 September 1883 
Road map of Cumberland showing County Bridges 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 38
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evidence:-   old strip map:- CTC 1911 (Roads) 
source data:-   Page 110 of Cyclists' Touring Club British Road Book new series vol.6, edited by F B Sandford, published by Thomas Nelson and Sons, London etc, 1911.
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Strip road map, route 56, Maryport Buttermere Keswick, scale roughly 5 miles to 1 inch. 
Together with an itinerary and gradient diagram. 
item:-  JandMN : 491.110
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evidence:-   old strip map:- Geographia 1925
source data:-   Road book, with road strip maps and gradient diagrams, Premier Road Book of Great Britain, by Alexander Gross and F Waite-Browne, published by Geographia, 55 Fleet Street, London, about 1925?
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item:-  Hampshire Museums : B1990.161.4
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places:-    Cockermouth
 Dovenby, Bridekirk

NY09213389 milestone, Bridekirk (2) (Bridekirk) L
NY11413165 milestone, Bridekirk (3) (Bridekirk) L
NY07873418 milestone, Broughton Moor (Broughton Moor) L
NY06653524 milestone, Dearham (Dearham) L
NY05233598 milestone, Maryport (3) (Maryport)
NY10433289 milestone, Papcastle (Papcastle) L
NY08943430 Tollbar Cottage (Bridekirk)
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