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placename:- Barrow Beck
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
river
coordinates:- NY2719
10Km square:- NY21

1Km square NY2719

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Barrow Beck -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- Above Ashness Bridge. -- NY27031967 (about) -- 3.4.2006
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Barrow Beck -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- NY272195 (about) -- 7.4.2011

old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Der)

Map series, lakes and roads to the Lakes, by James Clarke, engraved by S J Neele, 352 Strand, London, included in A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, published by James Clarke, Penrith, and in London etc, from 1787 to 1793.
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Barrow Beck
stream into Derwent Water, and large isthmus

placename:- Barrow Beck
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Der)

Series of maps, An Accurate Map of the Matchless Lake of Derwent, of the Grand Lake of Windermere, of the Beautiful Lake of Ullswater, of Broadwater or Bassenthwaite Lake, of Coniston Lake, of Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater Lakes, and Pocklington's Island, by Peter Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1783 to 1794.
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river
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
image WS21P203, button   goto source.
Addendum; Mr Gray's Journal, 1769
Page 203:-
Oct. 3. [from Keswick] to Borrowdale; ... to Barrowgate, and a little further, passing a brook called Barrow-beck, we entered Borrowdale: ...
date:- 1769
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old print:- Rose 1832-35 (vol.3 no.29)

Engravings - Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated; from drawings by Thomas Allom, George Pickering, and H Gastineau, described by Thomas Rose, published by H Fisher, R Fisher, and P Jackson, Newgate Street, London, 1832-35.
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Derwent and Bassenthwaite Lakes, Keswick and Skiddaw in the Distance, Cumberland, drawn by G Pickering, engraved by A le Petit, published by Fisher, Son and Co, London, 1835.
vol.3 pl.29 in the set of prints, Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated.
printed at bottom left, right, centre:-
. Pickering. / A. Le Petit. / DERWENT & BASSENTHWAITE LAKES,- KESWICK & SKIDDAW IN THE DISTANCE. / FISHER, SON & CO. LONDON, 1835.
date:- 1832=1835
period:- 19th century, early

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tiny photograph, 
button to large Barrow Beck -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- NY274194 (about) -- 7.4.2011

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Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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