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placename:- Levers Water
parish Coniston parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
lake
coordinates:- SD279992
10Km square:- SD29

1Km square SD2799

photograph

Levers Water -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- 3.9.2007
photograph

Levers Water -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- Dam and weir. -- 3.9.2007

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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Levers Wr.
outline with shore form lines, lake or tarn

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

old map:- Ford 1839 map

Map of the Lake District, published in A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, 1839.
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Outline with form lines.
county:- Lancashire
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 11:-
... Proceeding in a northerly direction under the summit of the Old Man, Levens Water is discovered, a tarn about a mile in circumference, open only towards the south, being enclosed in every other direction, and making a beautiful picture with part of Coniston Water, the hills about Nibthwaite, and beyond, a strip of sea reaching westward from the river Leven. ...

placename:- Levens Water
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

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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Page 36:-
... Levers Water ... is situated in a wide valley, between the mountains Old Man and Wetherlam. ...
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

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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lake

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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Lever Water
outline with form lines; lake or tarn

placename:- Lever Water
county:- Lancashire
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

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.
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placename:- Lever Water
lake
county:- Lancashire

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Levers Water -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- 18.6.2012
tiny photograph, 
button to large Levers Water -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- Dam and weir. -- 3.9.2007

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