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placename:- Liddel Water
other name:- Liddle Water
parish Arthuret parish, once in Cumberland
parish Nicholforest parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
river; boundary; national boundary; county boundary
coordinates:- NY4377
10Km square:- NY47
locality:- Cumbria boundary

1Km square NY4377

photograph

Liddel Water -- Cumbria boundary -- Arthuret and Nicholforest -- Cumbria / -- At Penton Bridge. -- NY43287735 (at) -- 15.9.2006
photograph

Liddel Water -- Cumbria boundary -- Arthuret and Nicholforest -- Cumbria / -- At Kershopefoot Bridge; the Kershope Burn joins on the right. -- NY47498292 (at) -- 4.6.2010

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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Liddel River

placename:- Liddel River
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old map:- Hall 1820 (Cmd)

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 14.5 miles to 1 inch, by Sidney Hall, London, 1820, published by Samuel Leigh, 18 Strand, London, 1820-31.
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Liddle R.
tapering wiggly line; river; county boundary

placename:- Liddle River
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1820
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

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.
Page 176:-
...
Where the river Lidd falls into the Esk was formerly, as I have been told, Liddel, a castle ...

placename:- Lidd
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

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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wiggly line, national boundary Cumberland Scotland, into the Esk
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

descriptive text:- Simpson 1746 -- probably relevant

The Kershope Burn runs into the Liddel at Kershope Foot, and the combined stream runs into the Esk above Longtown.
The three volumes of maps and descriptive text published as 'The Agreeable Historian, or the Compleat English Traveller ...', by Samuel Simpson, 1746.
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Longtown, near where the Eske and Kirksop Rivers meet: ...

placename:- Eske, River
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

old map:- Morden 1695 (EW)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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tapering wiggly line
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Cmd)

The lower part is the Liddel.
Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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Kirksop R.
With the national boundary drawn alongside.

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

old map:- Seller 1694 (Cmd)

Map, Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, by John Seller, 1694; editions to 1787.
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tapering wiggly line; river; county boundary
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1694
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Sanson 1679

Map, Ancien Royaume de Northumberland aujourdhuy Provinces de Nort, ie the Ancient Kingdom of Northumberland or the Northern Provinces, scale about miles to 1 inch, by Nicholas Sanson, Paris, France, 1679.
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tapering wiggly line; river, county boundary with Scotland
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1679
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

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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Double wiggly line, tapering to single; country boundary.
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1646
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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double line, joined by the Kershope
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double line with stream lines, runs into the Esk; national boundary
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1579

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County boundary.
county:- Cumberlandia
river
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

old map:- Cooper 1808

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, scale about 9 miles to 1 inch, by H Cooper, 1808, published by G and W B Whittaker, 13 Ave Maria Lane, London, 1824.
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Liddel R.
tapering wiggly line; river, county boundary with Scotland

placename:- Liddel River
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old print:-
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Print, hand coloured, The Carlisle Otter Hunt, Liddel Water, Penton, Nicholforest, Cumberland, after George Earl, published by H Koekkoek, 27 Piccadilly, London, 1876.
A crowd of men, two of them wearing scarlet hunting jackets, and a pack of otterhounds, pursue an otter which has descended the rocky wooded hillside into the river at its foot.
labelled at bottom centre on mount:-
The Carlisle Otter Hunt, River Liddle, Penton, 1876. George Earl

placename:- Liddle, River
person:- hunt : Carlisle Otter Hunt
date:- 1876
period:- 19th century, late

old map:- Burghley 1590 (facsimile)

courtesy of the National Library of Scotland
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Liddall flu
river

placename:- Liddall flu.

button   boundary sign, Nicholforest
button   Francis Ford, Nicholforest
button   Huddshole Ford, Nicholforest
button   Kershopefoot Bridge, Kershopefoot
button   Liddel Viaduct, Kirkandrews
button   Meggie's Ford, Nicholforest
button   Penton Bridge, Nicholforest

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