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placename:- Chalk Beck river
parish Sebergham parish, once in Cumberland
parish Westward parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
parish Westward parish, once in Cumberland
river; parish boundary; boundary
coordinates:- NY3243
10Km square:- NY34

1Km square NY3243

photograph

Chalk Beck -- Sebergham and Westward etc -- Cumbria / -- At Chalkside Bridge. -- NY32664496 (at) -- 30.10.2007

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions)

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 193:-
...
About a mile or more from Rose castle westward is Shalk beck, ...

placename:- Shalk Beck
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760

New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87.
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wiggly line, into the Wampool
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Cmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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Running into the Wampool.
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Cmd)

Maps, The Countie Westmorland and Kendale the Cheif Towne, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, London, 1611; published 1611-1770.
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wiggly line, runs into the Wampool
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1576

Map, Westmorlandiae et Cumberlandiae Comitatus ie Westmorland and Cumberland, scale about 5 miles to 1 inch, by Christopher Saxton, London, engraved by Augustinus Ryther, 1576; published 1579-1645.
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county:- Cumberlandia
river
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s


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