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placename:- Golden Fleece
locality:- Calder Bridge
parish St Bridget Beckermet parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
inn
coordinates:- NY04150601
10Km square:- NY00

1Km square NY0406

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Golden Fleece -- Calder Bridge -- St Bridget Beckermet -- Cumbria / -- Innsign; illustration from the story of Jason, and the Argonauts, who had to recover a golden fleece, accomplishing several tasks and falling in love with princess Medea. -- 24.4.2006
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Golden Fleece -- Calder Bridge -- St Bridget Beckermet -- Cumbria / -- 24.4.2006

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 73:-
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... Calder Bridge, where, at either of the two excellent inns, the weary traveller may rest for the night.
Page 74:-
... From the Bridge Inn there is a sweetly-wooded walk along the banks of the stream, ...

other name:- Bridge Inn
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 132:-
... Calder Bridge, at which place are two neat small inns, where lodgings are generally taken for the night. ...
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old advertisement:- Linton 1852

Guide book, A Handbook of the Whitehaven and Furness Railway, guide to the Lake District etc, by John Linton, published by Whittaker and Co, London, etc, 1852.
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Advertisement, ... William Jackson, Golden Fleece Inn, Calder Bridge, Cumberland, published by Whittaker and Co, London, and by R Gibson and Son and by Callander and Dixon, Whitehaven, Cumberland, 1852.
Advertisments p.9 in A Handbook of the Whitehaven and Furness Railway, by John Linton.

placename:- Golden Fleece
person:- innkeeper : Jackson, William
date:- 1852
period:- 19th century, late

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button to large Golden Fleece -- Calder Bridge -- St Bridget Beckermet -- Cumbria / -- Innsign; the traditional sign of the golden fleece. -- 24.4.2006

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