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placename:- Forest Bridge
site name:- Irt, River
parish Nether Wasdale parish, once in Cumberland
parish Irton with Santon parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
bridge
coordinates:- NY12840375
10Km square:- NY10

1Km square NY1203

photograph

Forest Bridge -- Irt, River -- Nether Wasdale and Irton with Santon -- Cumbria / -- 11.5.2006

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760 -- probably relevant

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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double line across the Irt
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Cmd) -- probably relevant

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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Double line over a stream, at Nether Wasdale.
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 line crossing the stream.
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Cmd) -- probably relevant

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 across the Irt
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1576 -- probably relevant

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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At Nether Wasdale.
county:- Cumberlandia
bridge
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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