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placename:- Kershopefoot
parish Nicholforest parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY475829
10Km square:- NY48

1Km square NY4782

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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Kirksop Foot
circle and line

placename:- Kirksop Foot
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Cmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
image MD12NY48, button   goto source.
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Kirksop Foot

placename:- Kirksop Foot
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

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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Kirksop foodt
Buildings and tower.

placename:- Kirksop Foodt
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Jenner 1643 -- probably relevant

Table of distances and map, Cumberland, now Cumbria, scale about 21 miles to 1 inch, by Thomas Jenner, London, 1643.
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placename:- Kirksop
date:- 1643
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Cmd)

Maps, The Countie Westmorland and Kendale the Cheif Towne, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, London, 1611; published 1611-1770.
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Kirksop foot
circle, tower

placename:- Kirksop Foot
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

source:- Keer 1605

Map, Westmorlandia et Comberlandia, ie Westmorland and Cumberland now Cumbria, scale about 16 miles to 1 inch, probably by Pieter van den Keere, or Peter Keer, about 1605; published about 1605 to 1676.
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Kitsop foote
dot, circle and tower; village

placename:- Kitsop Foote
county:- Cumberland

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Tower, symbol for a house, hall, tower, etc.
Kirsop foote

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

old map:- Burghley 1590 (facsimile)

courtesy of the National Library of Scotland
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circle, tower

placename:- Kirsopfoote

hearsay The Liddel Water and the Kershope Burn, which enters the Liddel at kershopefoot, are the boundary between England and Scotland.

button   boundary sign, Kershopefoot
button   bridge, Kershopefoot
button   Homestead Moat, Kershopefoot
button   Kershopefoot Bridge, Kershopefoot
button   railway bridge, Kershopefoot

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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