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placename:- Ehen, River
parish Ennerdale and Kinniside parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
parish Lamplugh parish, once in Cumberland
river
coordinates:- NY0515
10Km square:- NY01

1Km square NY0515

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Ehen, River -- Ennerdale and Kinniside and Lamplugh -- Cumbria / -- At Wath Bridge. -- NY03171445 (at) -- 30.6.2008
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Ehen, River -- Ennerdale and Kinniside and Lamplugh -- Cumbria / -- Riverside seat by Wath Bridge. -- NY031144 (at) -- 30.6.2008

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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Ehen R.
wiggly line, river

placename:- Ehen, River
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

old map:- Ford 1839 map

Map of the Lake District, published in A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, 1839.
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Ehen River

placename:- Ehen River
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 79:-
...
From Egremont, however, we hasten onwards to Ennerdale, ... On the right, the river Ehen flows the whole way, occasionally appearing and disappearing, as it glides through brakes and bushes of alders and willows in its course from the lake of Ennerdale.

placename:- Ehen
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

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 water flowing from the north side of Gable has a long meandering stream down Ennerdale; it is called the Lisa till it enters the lake; afterwards it is the Ehen till it falls into the sea half way between Ravenglass and St. Bees. ...
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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Ehen R.

placename:- Ehen River

descriptive text:- Hearne and Byrne 1786

Book, Antiquities of Great Britain, prints from drawings by Thomas Hearne, engraved by William Byrne, published by Hearne and Byrne, London, 1786; published 1786-1807.
Text with a print, Egremont Castle, drawn by Thomas Hearne, engraved by William Byrne and Samuel Middiman, published by T Hearne and W Byrne, London, 1786; plate 7 ?from the Antiquities of Great Britain, published 1786-1807:-
EGREMONT CASTLE ... Is situated upon the top of an hill or mount near the river Egan (now corruptly called End), from which it is supposed to have derived its name, i.e. Ege-er-mont. ...

placename:- Egan, River
other name:- End, River
date:- 1760=1799
period:- 18th century, late

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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Broad R.
wiggly line, out of Ennerdale Water
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Broad R.
river mouth, into the sea

placename:- Broad River
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 from Ennerdale Water to sea.
county:- Cumberland
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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Double wiggly line, tapering to single.
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Jenner 1643 -- perhaps relevant

Table of distances and map, Westmerland ie Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 16 miles to 1 inch, by Thomas Jenner, London, 1643.
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wiggly line
date:- 1643
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

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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River, naiad.
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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double line with stream lines, runs into the sea
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

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.
Running into the sea south of Whitehaven.
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river

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Ehen, River -- Ennerdale and Kinniside and Lamplugh -- Cumbria / -- Riverside seat by Wath Bridge. -- NY031144 (at) -- 30.6.2008
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button to large Ehen, River -- Ennerdale and Kinniside and Lamplugh -- Cumbria / -- Symbol, a phoenix? on one of the riverside seats by Wath Bridge. -- NY031144 (at) -- 30.6.2008

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Ehen, River -- Ennerdale and Kinniside and Lamplugh -- Cumbria / -- At the bridge at Bleach Green, -- NY08501533 (at) -- 27.4.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large Ehen, River -- Ennerdale and Kinniside and Lamplugh -- Cumbria / -- At the footbridge by Ennerdale Mill, -- NY08131527 (at) -- 27.4.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large Ehen, River -- Ennerdale and Kinniside and Lamplugh -- Cumbria / -- From the Longlands Lake footbridge, -- NY01241296 (at) -- 13.7.2010
tiny photograph, 
button to large Ehen, River -- Ennerdale and Kinniside and Lamplugh -- Cumbria / -- At Kersey Bridge, -- NY00700835 (at) -- 7.10.2010

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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