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placename:- Friar's Crag
locality:- Keswick
parish Keswick parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
hill
Altitude 280 feet
coordinates:- NY263222
10Km square:- NY22

1Km square NY2622

source:- Philip/Wilson 1890s

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FRIAR'S CRAG, DERWENTWATER.
date:- 1895
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

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 119:-
A walk by the water side, to Friar Crag, at the distance of three quarters of a mile, is the favourite promenade of the inhabitants of the town, and affords much gratification to strangers. ...

placename:- Friar Crag
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Der)

Map series, lakes and roads to the Lakes, by James Clarke, engraved by S J Neele, 352 Strand, London, included in A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, published by James Clarke, Penrith, and in London etc, from 1787 to 1793.
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FRYER CRAG
headland and trees

placename:- Fryer Crag
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Der)

Series of maps, An Accurate Map of the Matchless Lake of Derwent, of the Grand Lake of Windermere, of the Beautiful Lake of Ullswater, of Broadwater or Bassenthwaite Lake, of Coniston Lake, of Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater Lakes, and Pocklington's Island, by Peter Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1783 to 1794.
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With rocks offshore in the lake.
headland
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

old print:- Heywood 1906

Guide to Keswick and its Vicinity, in the Penny Guide Books series, published by Abel Heywood and Son, 56-58 Oldham Street, Manchester, and by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co, Ave Maria Lane, Paternoster Row, London, 1906.
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Print, halftone, Friar's Crag, Keswick, Cumberland, from a photograph by H Bell, Ambleside, published by Abel Heywood and Son, 56-58 Oldham Street, Manchester, and by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co, Ave Maria Lane, Paternoster Row, London, 1906.
In a Guide to Keswick and its Vicinity in the Penny Guide Books series.
printed at bottom:-
Photo by / FRIAR'S CRAG. / H. Bell, Ambleside
inter neg at lower left:-
[H. BELL]

placename:- Friar's Crag
date:- 1906
period:- 1900s

old print:-
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Derwentwater from Friar's Crag, Keswick, Cumberland, by ?B Foster, engraved by E Evans, 1850s-60s?
printed at bottom left, right, centre:-
[B] Foster / E. EVANS SC. / DERWENTWATER FROM FRIAR'S CRAG

placename:- Friar's Crag
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late

old print:-
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Friar's Crag, Keswick, Cumberland, by EMW, published late 19th century?
On page 148 of The English Lakes.
printed at lower right:-
EMW
printed at bottom:-
FRIAR'S CRAG, KESWICK.

placename:- Friar's Crag
date:- 1880=1899
period:- 19th century, late

illustration:- LNWR 1910

Guide book, The English Lakes, published by the London and North Western Railway, LNWR, about 1910.
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date:- 1910
period:- 1910s

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