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placename:- Low Luckens
other name:- Nether Lockenes
parish Solport parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY49357265
10Km square:- NY47

1Km square NY4972

old map:- OS County Series

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.
Luckens

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

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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Bucknes
circle, tower

placename:- Bucknes
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 MD12NY57, button   goto source.
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Bucknes
Circle.

placename:- Bucknes
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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Bucknes
Buildings and tower.

placename:- Bucknes
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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Bucknes
circle, tower

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

old map:- Saxton 1579

A number of leading capitals on Saxton's map are errors, and nes for ens is not unlikely. There was a place Brackens in the fork of the rivers in the 18th century.
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Building, symbol for a hamlet, which may or may not have a nucleus.
Bucnes

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

old map:- Burghley 1590 (facsimile) -- perhaps relevant

not identified
courtesy of the National Library of Scotland
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Willie Toms
circle, tower

other name:- Willie Toms
person:- : Tom, Willie

notes site of a tower or early stone house
Perriam, D R & Robinson, J: 1998: Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria: CWAAS:: ISBN 1 873124 23 6

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