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placename:- Church Beck
parish Coniston parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
river
coordinates:- SD30809693
10Km square:- SD39

1Km square SD3096

photograph

Church Beck -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- Waterfall. -- SD29379811 (about) -- 3.9.2007
photograph

Church Beck -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- At Miners Bridge. -- SD29419804 (at) -- 3.9.2007

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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river
county:- Lancashire

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Con)

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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Church Beck

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

descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821) -- possibly relevant

Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
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Page 54:-
...
The feeder of this lake [Coniston Water], besides the Black-beck of Torver, is Coniston-beck. It decends (sic) from the mountains, or rather is precipitated, in a short course to the lake, which it enters on the western canton in a clear stream, concealed by its banks.
date:- 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Church Beck -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- At Miners Bridge. -- SD29419804 (at) -- 3.9.2007
tiny photograph, 
button to large Church Beck -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- Below Miners Bridge. -- SD29419804 (at) -- 8.9.2010
tiny photograph, 
button to large Church Beck -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- Entering Coniston Water. -- 28.4.2006

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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