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placename:- Harter Fell
parish Longsleddale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
parish Shap Rural parish, once in Westmorland
hill; fell
coordinates:- NY459093
10Km square:- NY40

1Km square NY4509

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Harter Fell -- Longsleddale and Shap Rural -- Cumbria / -- Early sun. -- 26.12.2004
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Harter Fell -- Longsleddale and Shap Rural -- Cumbria / -- 18.4.2007

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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Harter Fell

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

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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Harter Fell
hill hachuring

placename:- Harter Fell
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

old print:- Otley 1823 (8th edn 1849)

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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Engraving, outline view of mountains, Hawes Water from Measand Beck, drawn by T Binns, engraved by O Jewitt, opposite p.16 of A Descriptive Guide of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, 8th edition, 1849.

placename:- Harter Fell
date:- 1849
period:- 19th century, early; 1840s

source:- Otley 1818

New Map of the District of the Lakes, in Westmorland, Cumberland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, published by J Otley, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1818; pblished 1818 to 1850s.
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placename:- Harter Fell
hill

old map:- West 1784 map

A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, now Cumbria, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, included in the Guide to the Lakes by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Westmorland, and in London, from the 3rd edition 1784, to 1821.
HARTER FELL
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placename:- Harter Fell
county:- Westmorland

descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
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Page 165:-
...
... In approaching the mountain [ascending from Mardale], Harter-fell scowls forward in all the terrific grandeur of hanging rock. ...
date:- 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd)

Map, The County of Westmoreland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by J Ainslie and perhaps T Donald, engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
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HARTER FELL
hill hachuring; hill or mountain

placename:- Harter Fell
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

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:- Harter Fell
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

source:- Prior 1865

Guide book, Ascents and Passes in the Lake District of England, by Herman Prior, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Simpkin, Marshall and Co, London, 1865.
Pages 113-347 have descriptions of mountains, amongst which:-
Harter Fell, Kentmere.- 2,509 feet.
The summit of this Harter Fell is called 'The Knowe,' and has been repeatedly referred to in the Pedestrian Routes to and from Hawes-Water, as forming the eastern side of Nan Bield Pass, and stretching down into Kentmere and Longsleddale. See Pedestrian Route III. It is not a mountain the ascent of which can be recommended, as it has no special features.

placename:- Harter Fell
date:- 1865
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

old print:- Pyne 1853

Set of prints, The English Lake District, or Lake Scenery of England, scenes painted by James Barker Pyne, lithographed by W Gauci, published by Thomas Agnew and Sons, Manchester, 1853; published 1853-70.
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Hawes Water and Wallergill Force
Drawn by James Barker Pyne, 1848-1853, lithographed by T Picken, 1859.
date:- 1848=1853
period:- 19th century, early; 19th century, late; 1840s; 1850s

old print:- Tattersall 1836 (version 1869)

Guide book, The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall, published by Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row, London, about 1836.
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Print, hand coloured, Hawes Water, from Thwaite Force, Westmorland, drawn by George Tattersall, 1836, engraved by W F Topham, published by T J Allman, 463 Oxford Street, London, 1869.
Included in The Lakes of England, by W F Topham.
printed at bottom:-
HAWES-WATER, / from Thwaite Force.
printed at bottom:-
Wallow Crag. / Harter Fell. / Mardale Chapel. / High Street. / Kidsay Pike. / Whelter Crag.

placename:- Harter Fell
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Tattersall 1836

Guide book, The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall, published by Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row, London, about 1836.
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Print, engraving, Hawes Water, from Thwaite Force, Westmorland, drawn by George Tattersall, engraved by W F Topham, published by Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row, London, about 1836.
The print is captioned with mountain names and acts as an outline view.
Tipped in opposite p.109 of The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall.
printed at bottom:-
HAWES-WATER, / from Thwaite Force.
printed at bottom left to right:-
Wallow Crag. / Harter Fell. / Mardale Chapel. / High Street. / Kidsay Pike. / Whelter Crag.

placename:- Harter Fell
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Harter Fell -- Longsleddale and Shap Rural -- Cumbria / -- From the north. -- 10.6.2006
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button to large Harter Fell -- Longsleddale and Shap Rural -- Cumbria / -- A small tarn, -- NY45970928 (at) -- 7.9.2004
tiny photograph, 
button to large Harter Fell -- Longsleddale and Shap Rural -- Cumbria / -- Rocks, from Gatescarth track. -- 10.6.2006
tiny photograph, 
button to large Harter Fell -- Longsleddale and Shap Rural -- Cumbria / -- The area is 'littered' with upstanding pieces of stone. Westmorland is to the south ie right of the fence. -- NY461095 (about) -- 7.9.2004
tiny photograph, 
button to large Harter Fell -- Longsleddale and Shap Rural -- Cumbria / -- Riggindale Crag, The Rigg, Harter Fell, and Haweswater. -- 22.8.2005
tiny photograph, 
button to large Harter Fell -- Longsleddale and Shap Rural -- Cumbria / -- View west, -- NY46260959 (W) -- 7.9.2004

fiction In
Ward, Humphrey, Mrs: 1888: Robert Elsmere
Mary Backhouse who dies after seeing the High Fell ghost on Harter Fell; she walks at midnight on Midsummer eve.
... If you see her and she passes you in silence, why you only get a fright for your pains. But if she speaks to you, you die within the year ...

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