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placename:- Duddon, River
parish Ulpha parish, once in Cumberland
parish Dunnerdale-with-Seathwaite parish, once in Lancashire
parish Ulpha parish, once in Cumberland
parish Dunnerdale-with-Seathwaite parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
river
coordinates:- NY2602
10Km square:- NY20
10Km square:- SD19
10Km square:- SD29

1Km square NY2602

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Duddon, River -- Ulpha and Dunnerdale-with-Seathwaite etc -- Cumbria / -- Small falls. -- SD234993 (at) -- 17.11.2005
photograph

Duddon, River -- Ulpha and Dunnerdale-with-Seathwaite etc -- Cumbria / -- At Memorial Bridge, Seathwaite, -- SD22429636 (at) -- 29.5.2009

source:- OS County Series (Lan 6)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
Mine St[ane] / Navigable to this Point for Vessels of 20 Tons
coordinates:- SD20298744
date:- 1847=1851
period:- 19th century, late; 1840s; 1850s

source:- OS County Series (Lan 6)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
Spring Tides flow to this point
at Duddon Bridge
coordinates:- SD19928817
date:- 1847=1851
period:- 19th century, late; 1840s; 1850s

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page 108:-
... the bridge at Ulpha Kirk spans the river, and discloses a beautiful view, up and down, One thing which the traveller is always expected to remark is the strange holes (called pots) worn by the waters in the rocks, and the rounding of the edges of the boulders and shelves in the channel. ...
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
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R. Duddon
wiggly line, river, broadening at its foot; and county boundary
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placename:- Duddon, River
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
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Page 41:-
The Duddon rises on the south of Bowfell and separates Cumberland from Lancashire. Unretarded by any lake, it pursues its course in a pretty transparent stream, and enters the sea on the north of the Isle of Walney.
...
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Page 158:-
The THIRD division - forming only inferior elevations - commences with a bed of dark-blue or blackish transition limestone, containing here and there a few shells and madrepores, and alternating with a slaty rock of the same colour; the different layers of each being in some places several feet, in others only a few inches in thickness. This limestone crosses the river Duddon near Broughton; passing Broughton Mills it runs in a north-east direction through Torver, by the foot of the Old Man mountain, and appears near Low Yewdale and Yew Tree. Here it makes a considerable slip to the eastward, after which it ranges past the Tarns upon the hills above Borwick Ground; and stretching through Skelwith, it crosses the head of Windermere near Low Wood Inn. Then passing above Dovenest and Skelgill, it traverses the vales of Troutbeck, Kentmere, and Long Sleddale;
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

source:- Otley 1818

New Map of the District of the Lakes, in Westmorland, Cumberland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, published by J Otley, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1818; pblished 1818 to 1850s.
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Duddon River

placename:- Duddon River
river

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions)

quoting John Leland
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 179:-
...
... a water called Dudden, the which devideth Furnesland from Cumbreland ...

placename:- Dudden, River
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

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.
The river is the county boundary
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placename:- Cockley Beck
river
county:- Lancashire
county:- Cumberland

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 then double line with stream lines, county boundary Cumberland Lancashire
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Simpson 1746 map (Wmd)

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Duddon R.
Wiggly line; boundary of Cumberland and Lancashire.

placename:- Duddon River
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

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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Duddon R.
With the county boundary drawn alongside.
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With the county boundary drawn alongside.

placename:- Duddon River
county:- Cumberland
county:- Lancashire
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Jansson 1646

Map, Cumbria et Westmoria, or Cumberland and Westmorland, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Jansson, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1646; published 1646-1724.
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Dudden flud
Single wiggly line; county boundary.
county:- Cumberland
county:- Lancashire
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

poem:- Drayton 1612/1622 text

Poem, Polyolbion, by Michael Drayton, published 1612, part 2 with Cumbria published by John Marriott, John Grismand, and Thomas Dewe, London, 1622.
page 136:-

placename:- Dudden
date:- 1612; 1622
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s; 1620s

old map:- Drayton 1612/1622

Map, Cumberlande and Westmorlande, by Michael Drayton in part 2 of Polyolbion, probably engraved by William Hole; published by John Marriott, John Grismand, and Thomas Dewe, London, 1622.
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Dudden fl
River, naiad.

placename:- Dudden Fl.
date:- 1622
period:- 17th century, early; 1620s

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; county boundary
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Dudden flu
double line; county boundary

placename:- Dudden flu.
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 boundary.
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Dudden flu:
County boundary.

placename:- Dudden Flu.
county:- Cumberlandia
river
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

source:- Lloyd 1573

Map, Angliae Regni, Kingdom of England, with Wales, scale about 24 miles to 1 inch, authored by Humphrey Lloyd, Denbigh, Clwyd, drawn and engraved by Abraham Ortelius, Netherlands, 1573.
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Dodon fl.

placename:- Dodon Fl.
date:- 1573
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

old map:- Gough 1350s-60s

Reproduction of the Gough Map of Great Britain, reduced size, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, 1875; and a full size line reproduction, with added transcriptions of placenames, 1935.
doden
Running into the sea.
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placename:- Doden
river

old print:- Rose 1832-35 (vol.3 no.26)

Engravings - Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated; from drawings by Thomas Allom, George Pickering, and H Gastineau, described by Thomas Rose, published by H Fisher, R Fisher, and P Jackson, Newgate Street, London, 1832-35.
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Muncaster Castle, Cumberland, drawn by G Pickering, engraved by T Jeavons, published by Fisher, Son and Co, London, 1835.
vol.3 pl.26 in the set of prints, Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated.
printed at bottom left, right, centre:-
G. Pickering. / T. Jeavons. / MUNCASTER CASTLE, CUMBERLAND. / FISHER, SON & CO. LONDON, 1835.
date:- 1835
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Barber and Atkinson 1927

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Print, halftone photograph, Cockley Beck, River Duddon, Lancashire, by E H Atkinson, published by James Atkinson, Caxton Printing Works, Ulverston, Lancashire, 1928.
Tipped in opposite p.53 of Lakeland Passes, by John B Barber and George Atkinson, 1927, 3rd edn 1928.
printed at bottom:-
Photo E. H. Atkinson.) Cockley Beck, Duddon. (To face plage 53.
date:- 1927
period:- 1920s

old print:- Prior 1865

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Print, uncoloured engraving, The River Duddon, Dunnerdale-with-Seathwaite, Cumberland, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Simpkin, Marshall and Co, London, 1865.
Included on page 98 of the guide book, Ascents and Passes in the Lake District of England, by Herman Prior.
printed at bottom:-
THE RIVER DUDDON.

placename:- Duddon, River
date:- 1865
period:- 19th century, late

photographs
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button to large Duddon, River -- Ulpha and Dunnerdale-with-Seathwaite etc -- Cumbria / -- From Hall Bridge. -- 12.6.2006
tiny photograph, 
button to large Duddon, River -- Ulpha and Dunnerdale-with-Seathwaite etc -- Cumbria / -- From Ulpha Bridge. -- 12.6.2006

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