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placename:- Knoutberry
locality:- Ravenstonedale Common
parish Ravenstonedale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
area; watershed
coordinates:- NY70350128
10Km square:- NY70

1Km square NY7001

To the left is Dale Gill which is the headwater of the River Lune; to the right is Long Gill which feeds into the River Eden.
photograph

Knoutberry -- Ravenstonedale Common -- Ravenstonedale -- Cumbria / -- 6.8.2013

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 29 16)

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.

placename:- Knoutberry
locality
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

photographs
Much of the Howgills is common pasture land. This flock has been clipper and is being driven back to the fell. Sheep, shepherd, two dogs, and a quad bike.
tiny photograph, 
button to large Knoutberry -- Ravenstonedale Common -- Ravenstonedale -- Cumbria / -- 6.8.2013
tiny photograph, 
button to large Knoutberry -- Ravenstonedale Common -- Ravenstonedale -- Cumbria / -- 6.8.2013
tiny photograph, 
button to large Knoutberry -- Ravenstonedale Common -- Ravenstonedale -- Cumbria / -- 6.8.2013

hearsay The popular story is that this hill was named in response to a surveyor asking 'what the name of that hill?' The reply, 'it's nowt bu'a 'ill'.

button   sheepfold, Ravenstonedale (3)

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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