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placename:- Dora's Field
other name:- Rashfield
locality:- Rydal
parish Lakes parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY363062
10Km square:- NY30

1Km square NY3606


Dora's Field -- Rydal -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- 5.12.2005

hearsay Plot of land bought by William Wordsworth.
Intended as a site for a house for his daughter Dora? OR intended for a house for himself if ever he ceased renting, which he never did, and given to Dora for her pony?
Its proper name is the Rash Field, on account of the rushes that grew there.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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