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placename:- Gale Fell
parish Loweswater parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
hill; fell
coordinates:- NY138165
10Km square:- NY11

1Km square NY1316

hearsay Samuel Taylor Coleridge's notebook, 12 November 1799, mentions that:-
A little beyonmd Scale Force a man, Jerome Bowman, slipped, broke his leg, and crawled on his hands and knees up and down hill three miles ...
in the night, to his cottage. His wounds festered and he died soon after.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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