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placename:- Armboth Fell
parish St John's Castlerigg and Wythburn parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
hill; fell
coordinates:- NY293167
10Km square:- NY21

1Km square NY2916

descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
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Page 151:-
A reddish porphyritic rock occurs on both sides of St. John's Vale, from two to three miles east of Keswick; and a vein or dyke apparently related to the same, but far more beautiful, (being composed of crystals of quartz and bright red felspar, imbedded in a brownish red compact felspar,) is found on Armboth Fell, six miles S.S.E. of Keswick.
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 96)

Road book, Britannia, strip road maps, with sections in Westmorland and Cumberland etc, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675; and a general map of England and Wales.
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In miles 20 to 27, Cumberland.
Mountains on the left of the road for 7 miles.
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

old print:- Jenkinson 1875

Guide book, A Practical Guide to the English Lake District, by Henry Irwin Jenkinson, published by Edward Stanford, 55 Charing Cross, London, 4th edition 1875.
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Print, lithograph, outline view, Panoramic Sketches from Helvellyn, Westmorland, by Edwin A Pettitt, London, published by Edward Stanford, 55 Charing Cross, London, 1875.
... Armboth Fells ...

placename:- Armboth Fells
date:- 1875
period:- 19th century, late

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