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placename:- Great Broughton
parish Broughton parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY0731
10Km square:- NY03

1Km square NY0731

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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Great Broughton
blocks, settlement

placename:- Great Broughton
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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Gt. Broughton

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

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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Buildings and tower.
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

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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Building, symbol for a hamlet, which may or may not have a nucleus.
Broughton

placename:- Broughton
county:- Cumberlandia
hamlet
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

hearsay In Scot Hill, the village square, two local men were hanged for taking part in the Pilgrimage of Grace, or Great Northern Rebellion, following the Dissolution, in the time of Henry VIII.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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