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placename:- Blelham Tarn
parish Hawkshead parish, once in Lancashire
parish Claife parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY365004
10Km square:- NY30

1Km square NY3600


Blelham Tarn -- Hawkshead and Claife -- Cumbria / -- From Low Wray. -- 15.2.2008

Blelham Tarn -- Hawkshead and Claife -- Cumbria / -- Blelham Tarn, behind Windermere, from Kirkstone. -- 5.12.2005

old map:- Jenkinson 1875 map1

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date:- 1875
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

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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Blelham Tarn
outline with shore form lines, lake or tarn

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

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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placename:- Blelham

old map:- West 1784 map

A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, now Cumbria, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, included in the Guide to the Lakes by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Westmorland, and in London, from the 3rd edition 1784, to 1821.
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county:- Lancashire

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Win/Ble)

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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Blellam Tarn
outline with form lines

placename:- Blellam Tarn
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

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button to large Blelham Tarn -- Hawkshead and Claife -- Cumbria / -- 15.2.2008

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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