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placename:- Coniston Waterfall
site name:- Church Beck
parish Coniston parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
waterfall
coordinates:- SD29449810
10Km square:- SD29

1Km square SD2998

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Coniston Waterfall -- Church Beck -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- 3.9.2007
photograph

Coniston Waterfall -- Church Beck -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- 8.9.2010

descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821) -- probably 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 51:-
... [from station, Coniston 3] Looking across the lake, by the south end of the grove that conceals Coniston-hall, and over the cultivated tract that rises behind it, between two swells of rocks, a cataract will meet the eye, issuing from the bosom of the mountains. ...
date:- 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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