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placename:- Barrowgate
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY2620
10Km square:- NY22
References West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

1Km square NY2620

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: ...

placename:- Barrowgate
date:- 1769
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

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