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placename:- Little Broughton
parish Broughton parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY0731
10Km square:- NY03

1Km square NY0731

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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Lit. Broughton

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

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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circle, tower; across the Derwent from Brigham
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Building, symbol for a hamlet, which may or may not have a nucleus.

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

hearsay Abraham Fletcher was born here. He had a week of formal education at the dame school, costing his parents three pence. He became a clay pipemaker, but studied on his own to be a mathematician, writing 'The Universal Measurer and Mechanic'. He worked as the village doctor, or herbalist.

button   Broughton Evangelical Church, Little Broughton
button   Chapel, Little Broughton
button   Chestnut House, Little Broughton
button   Christ Church, Little Broughton
button   pinfold, Little Broughton
button   quaker burial ground, Little Broughton
button   Sundial, Little Broughton

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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