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placename:- Beacon Tarn
locality:- Blawith Fells
parish Blawith and Subberthwaite parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
lake
coordinates:- SD274900
10Km square:- SD29

1Km square SD2790

photograph

Beacon Tarn -- Blawith Fells -- Blawith and Subberthwaite -- Cumbria / -- 19.4.2011

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
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Beacon Tarn
outline with shore form lines, lake or tarn

placename:- Beacon Tarn
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

old map:- Ford 1839 map

Map of the Lake District, published in A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, 1839.
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Outline with form lines.
county:- Lancashire
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

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 36:-
... Beacon Tarn is a small one, near the foot of the lake [Coniston Water].
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

source:- Otley 1818

New Map of the District of the Lakes, in Westmorland, Cumberland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, published by J Otley, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1818; pblished 1818 to 1850s.
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lake

hearsay Referred to as Trout Tarn by Arthur Ransome.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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