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placename:- Calfclose Reeds
site name:- Calfclose Bay
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY269213
10Km square:- NY22
References West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

1Km square NY2621

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; ... here the glass played its part divinely; the place is called Carf-close-reeds; and I choose to set down these barbarous names, that any body may enquire on the place, and easily find the particular station that I mean. ...

placename:- Carf Close Reeds
date:- 1769
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

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