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place:- Kent Valley
site name:- Kent, River
county:- Cumbria
valley
coordinates:- SD59
10Km square:- NY40
10Km square:- SD49
10Km square:- SD59
10Km square:- SD58
10Km square:- SD48

1Km square SD5090

text:- Mason 1907 (edn 1930)

Page 24:-
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There are two fertile valleys in Westmoreland - the Vale of Eden, ... and the Vale of Kendal, which is a very old town upon the Kent, where the wool of the mountain
Page 25:-
sheep is manufactured.

placename:- Vale of Kendal
date:- 1907
period:- 1900s

old text:- Camden 1789

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
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...
The southern part of this county [Westmorland], which is contracted in a narrow space between the river Lone and Winander mere is reckoned very fruitful in the vales, though it has its rough and slippery craggs, and is comprehended under the general name of The Barony of Kendale, or Candale, q.d. the Valley on the Can, a river which runs over rocks through this valley, and gives name to it, ...

placename:- Kendale
other name:- Candale
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Drayton 1612/1622

Map, Cumberlande and Westmorlande, by Michael Drayton in part 2 of Polyolbion, probably engraved by William Hole; published by John Marriott, John Grismand, and Thomas Dewe, London, 1622.
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Kandale
Lady sitting.

placename:- Kandale
date:- 1622
period:- 17th century, early; 1620s

old map:- Gough 1350s-60s

Reproduction of the Gough Map of Great Britain, reduced size, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, 1875; and a full size line reproduction, with added transcriptions of placenames, 1935.
Kendale
Written in a cartouche north of Beetham.
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placename:- Kendale
county:- Cumbria

old map:- Ptolemy 1540 -- presumably relevant

Map, Anglia II Nova Tabula, New Map of England, data in the Geographia by Claudius Ptolemy, engraved by Sebastian Munster, Basle, Switzerland, 1540.
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Kendale
area

placename:- Kendale
date:- 1540
period:- 16th century, early; 1540s

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