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placename:- Howgill Fells
other name:- Howgills, The
parish Orton S parish, once in Westmorland
parish Ravenstonedale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
hill
coordinates:- SD6699
10Km square:- SD69

1Km square SD6699

photograph

Howgill Fells -- Orton S and Ravenstonedale -- Cumbria / -- 21.7.2006
photograph

Howgill Fells -- Orton S and Ravenstonedale -- Cumbria / -- 21.7.2006

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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Houghill Fells
hill hachuring

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

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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thumbnail J5NY70SW, button to large image
hill hachuring; hill or mountain
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
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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HOUGILL FELLS
hill hachuring; hill or mountain

placename:- Hougill Fells
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760

New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87.
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hill hachuring
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Howgill Fells -- Orton S and Ravenstonedale -- Cumbria / -- From the SW. -- 27.8.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Howgill Fells -- Orton S and Ravenstonedale -- Cumbria / -- From Breaks Head, -- SD654985 (from) -- 27.8.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Howgill Fells -- Orton S and Ravenstonedale -- Cumbria / -- Central area from Docker Knott. -- 5.5.2012

hearsay The Howgills were name by the Ordnance Survey who wanted a term for the range of hills, and named them after the village.

button   Arrant Haw, Sedbergh
button   Back Balk, Sedbergh
button   Black Force, Sedbergh
button   Blakethwaite Bottom, Orton S
button   Bowderdale Beck
button   Bowderdale valley, Ravenstonedale
button   Bram Rigg Top, Sedbergh
button   Bram Rigg, Sedbergh
button   Brant Fell, Sedbergh
button   Brown Moor, Sedbergh
button   Bush Howe, Sedbergh
button   Calders Rigg, Sedbergh
button   Calders, Sedbergh
button   Calf, Sedbergh
button   Carlin Gill
button   Castley Knotts, Sedbergh
button   Cautley Crag, Sedbergh
button   Cautley Spout, Sedbergh
button   Cobles, Orton S
button   Comb, Sedbergh
button   Docker Knott, Orton S
button   Fairmile Road, Tebay
button   Fell Head, Sedbergh
button   Force Brow, Sedbergh
button   Gill Rigg, Sedbergh
button   Grains, Orton S
button   Great Dummacks, Sedbergh
button   Great Force, Sedbergh
button   Great Randy Gill
button   Great Ulgill, Sedbergh
button   Green Knott, Tebay
button   Hare Shaw, Sedbergh
button   Hazel Gill (2)
button   Hazelgill Knott, Orton S
button   Kensgriff, Ravenstonedale
button   Knowles, Sedbergh
button   Leath Gill
button   Leathgill Bridge, Ravenstonedale
button   Linghaw, Sedbergh
button   Little Ulgill Beck
button   Long Rigg, Sedbergh
button   Middle Tongue, Sedbergh
button   Nab, Sedbergh
button   Red Gill Washfold, Sedbergh
button   Rowantree Grains Fold, Sedbergh
button   Rowantree Grains, Sedbergh
button   sheepfold, Brant Fell
button   sheepfold, Brant Fell (2)
button   sheepfold, Brant Fell (3)
button   sheepfold, Howgill Fells
button   sheepfold, Howgill Fells (2)
button   Sickers Fell, Sedbergh
button   Simon's Seat, Orton S
button   Small Gill
button   Spout, Tebay
button   Swarth Greaves, Sedbergh
button   tarn, Sedbergh
button   trig point, SD6673297054
button   Ulgill Rigg, Sedbergh
button   Weathercalf Moss, Orton S
button   West Grain
button   Whins End, Sedbergh
button   White Fell Head, Sedbergh
button   White Fell, Sedbergh
button   Wind Scarth, Sedbergh
button   Yarlside, Ravenstonedale

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