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Clifton Wells, Clifton
Clifton Wells
civil parish:-   Clifton (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   spring
locality type:-   chalybeate spring
coordinates:-   NY52572591
coordinates:-   NY52592592
1Km square:-   NY5225
10Km square:-   NY52

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 7) 
placename:-  Clifton Wells
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.
"Clifton Wells (Chalybeate)"

evidence:-   presumably old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions) 
source data:-   Book, Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
image CAM2P162, button  goto source
Page 162:-  "..."
"... Dr. Todd mentions a fountain in this parish near the banks of the Lowther of christalline limpid water, strongly impregnated with steel, and vitriol, of great benefit for scorbutic complaints."

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