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placename:- Brow Top
locality:- Keswick
parish Keswick parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY273230
10Km square:- NY22
References OS County Series

1Km square NY2723

old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Ambleside to Keswick) -- probably relevant

Two buildings are labelled, one each side of the road.
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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Brow Top

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

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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BROW TOP
buildings

placename:- Brow Top
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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Brow Top / Mr. Dawson's / Mr. Sewel's
Two houses are shown.

placename:- Brow Top
person:- : Dawson, Mr
person:- : Sewel, Mr
house
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

old print:- Farington 1816 (plate 17)

Set of prints, 43 engravings, The Lakes of Lancashire, Westmorland, and Cumberland, drawings by Jospeph Farington, with text by Thomas Hartwell Horne, published by T Cadell, and W Davies, Strand, and by J M'Creery, Black Horse Court, Fleet Street, London, 1816.
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Derwentwater from Brough Top, Cumberland, drawn by Joseph Farington, engraved by F R Hay, published by T Cadell and W Davies, Strand, London, 1815.
Plate 17 in The Lakes of Lancashire, Westmorland, and Cumberland.
printed at bottom left, right, centre:-
Drawn by J. Farington. / Engraved by F. R. Hay. / Derwentwater from Brough-top. / London, Published Septr. 15, 1815, by T. Cadell & W. Davies, Strand.

placename:- Brough Top
date:- 1815
period:- 19th century, early

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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