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placename:- Greycrag Tarn
locality:- Sleddale Fell
parish Longsleddale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
lake; marsh
coordinates:- NY492076
10Km square:- NY40

1Km square NY4907


Greycrag Tarn -- Sleddale Fell -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 12.4.2007

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 27 3)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
Shown as a marsh rather than open water.

placename:- Greycrag Tarn

source:- OS 1881-82 New Series (outline edition)

Maps, parts of Westmorland, Cumberland, etc now Cumbria, New Series 1 inch maps of England, published by the Ordnance Survey, London, 1881-82; sheets 7, 11, 12, 16..19, 22..25, 28..31, 37..40, 47..50, 58.
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Greycrag Tarn
Drawn as open water.

placename:- Greycrag Tarn
date:- 1881=1882
period:- 19th century, late; 1880s

source:- EPNS Westmorland 1967

Named after the family of Catherine Braban.

placename:- Braban tarne
person:- : Braban, Catherine

old map:- Hodgson 1828

Map, 4 sheets, Westmorland, by T Hodgson, scale about 1 1/4 inches to 1 mile, engraved by W R Gardner, ?published by C Smith, 1828.
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placename:- Grey Crag Tarn
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early

source:- Prior 1865

Page 109:-
... Grey Crag Tarn, a dismal sheet of water, almost entirely overgrown, and backed by a stretch of most horrible bog.
... Grey Crag Tarn is so overgrown, that it is almost as much like land as water; and the whole of the wide ridge beyond is one mass of slush, with, here and there, some of the worst bog ever seen. ...

placename:- Grey Crag Tarn
date:- 1865
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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