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placename:- Bryers Fold
other name:- Bryerswood
locality:- Far Sawrey
parish Claife parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- SD38189523
10Km square:- SD39

1Km square SD3895

old map:- OS County Series (Lan 5)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
Briers
in large wooded grounds

placename:- Briers
other name:- Bryers
date:- 1860=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

old map:- OS County Series

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

placename:- Bryers

old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Windermere S)

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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Briers

placename:- Briers
house
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

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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Briers
block, building/s

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

notes Built 1887 for Joseph Ridgway Bridson of Bolton, on west shore of Windermere lake. The architect was Richard Knill Freeman; the landscaping by Thomas H Mawson. Only the kitchen garden and greenhouse now remain (2009).
Waymark, Janet: 2009: Thomas Mawson, Life, Gardens and Landscapes: Lincoln, Francis (London)

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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