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placename:- Ravenstonedale
other name:- Russendal
parish Ravenstonedale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s -- selected place
coordinates:- NY72300392
10Km square:- NY70
place code:- Rvns

1Km square NY7203

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Ravenstonedale -- Ravenstonedale -- Cumbria / -- 30.4.2010
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Ravenstonedale -- Ravenstonedale -- Cumbria / -- 30.4.2010 -- Railings, -- NY72300392 (at)

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 29 12)

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:- Ravenstonedale
building/s
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions)

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 155:-
...
The river Lune rising a little above Ravenstondale, or Rissendale, ...

placename:- Ravenstondale
other name:- Rissendale
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
image WS21P243, button   goto source.
Tour to the Caves in the West Riding of Yorkshire, late 18th century
Page 243:-
...
... The Roman road is easily traced from Ribchester ... to Overborough; afterwards the Roman road goes through Casterton and Middleton, and, as some think, by Borrow-bridge and Orton, to Apulby. Others, and perhaps from better reasons, are of opinion, the road went by Sedbergh, or Sedburgh, [2] over Blewcaster, along Ravenstonedale-street, and through Kirkby-Stephen, to Brough or Burgh.
[2] ... Street is derived from the Latin word stratum, or military road, or causeway. ...
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd)

Map, The County of Westmoreland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by J Ainslie and perhaps T Donald, engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
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Town
blocks, labelled in italic lowercase text; settlement, village?; in Ravenstonedale valley
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

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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Ravingstone [or] Rissendale
circle, tower

placename:- Ravingstone
other name:- Rissendale
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

descriptive text:- Simpson 1746 -- perhaps relevant

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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Page 1020:-
...
... the Lone or Lune, which rising near Mallerstrand Forest, not far from Rissendale, ...

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

old map:- Simpson 1746 map (Wmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland? in The Agreeable Historian by Samuel Simpson, printed by R Walker, Fleet Lane, London, 1746.
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Russendale

placename:- Russendale
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Wmd)

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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Ravingstondale or Russendale
Circle.

placename:- Ravingstondale
other name:- Russendale
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

hearth tax returns:- Hearth Tax 1675

listed several times, perhaps different angles?
Records, hearth tax survey returns, Westmorland, 1674/75.
Ravenstonedale

placename:- Ravenstonedale
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

hearth tax returns:- Hearth Tax 1670

in Westmoreland / The Hundred of Bottome of Westmoreland
Records, hearth tax returns, exchequer duplicates, Westmorland, 1670.
Town Angle
in
Ravenstone Daill

placename:- Town Angle
date:- 1670
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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Ravingsta~gdale
Buildings and tower.

placename:- Ravingstangdale
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Wmd)

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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Ravingstangdale
circle, tower

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

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Church, symbol for a parish or village, with a parish church.
Ravingstangdale

placename:- Ravingstangdale
county:- Westmorelandia
village
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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Ravenstonedale
area

placename:- Ravenstonedale
locality:- West Ward
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Badeslade 1742

A Map of Westmorland North from London, scale about 10 miles to 1 inch, and descriptive text, Cumberland similarly, by Thomas Badeslade, London, engraved and published by William Henry Toms, Union Court, Holborn, London, 1742.
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Russendale
circle, italic lowercase text; village, hamlet or locality

placename:- Russendale
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1742
period:- 18th century, early

old directory:- Parson and White 1829

Book, History, Directory, and Gazetteer, of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmorland, with that Part of the Lake District in Lancashire, forming the Lordships of Furness and Cartmel, by William Parson and William White, published by W White and Co, 1829.
Ravenstonedale is listed under four separate angles - Bowderdale Angle, Fellend Angle, Newbiggin Angle, and Town Angle.
date:- 1829
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

William Whellan:-
Ravenstonedale parish comprises only one manor and township, though, for the convenience of collecting rates, &c., it is divided into four angles or parts, called respectively Town, Bowderdale, Fell-End, and Newbiggin Angles.
Whellan, William: 1860: History and Topography of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland: Whellan, W and Co (Pontefract, Yorkshire) & Whittaker and Co (London) & Galt and Co (Manchester, Greater Manchester)
At least one old boundary stone uses the word 'angle'.

button   Black Swan, Ravenstonedale
button   Bowderdale Angle
button   bridge, Ravenstonedale
button   bridge, Ravenstonedale (3)
button   Coldbeck Bridge, Ravenstonedale
button   Coldbeck Farm, Ravenstonedale
button   Coldbeck House, Ravenstonedale
button   Coldbeck, Ravenstonedale
button   Croft House, Ravenstonedale
button   drain, Ravenstonedale
button   Fell End Angle
button   fence, Ravenstonedale
button   footbridge, Ravenstonedale
button   footbridge, Ravenstonedale (2)
button   Garshill, Ravenstonedale
button   Haven, Ravenstonedale
button   High Chapel House, Ravenstonedale
button   High Chapel, Ravenstonedale
button   Hill House, Ravenstonedale
button   King's Head, Ravenstonedale
button   Lanes Cottage, Ravenstonedale
button   Manor House, Ravenstonedale
button   milestone, Ravenstonedale (6)
button   motte, Ravenstonedale
button   Newbiggin Angle
button   Park House, Ravenstonedale
button   pinfold, Ravenstonedale
button   Ravenstonedale Endowed School, Ravenstonedale
button   Ravenstonedale Priory, Ravenstonedale
button   ring of bells, Ravenstonedale
button   sawmill, Ravenstonedale
button   Scar View Cottage, Ravenstonedale
button   Scaur, Ravenstonedale
button   St Oswald, Ravenstonedale
button   Stepsbeck Bridge, Ravenstonedale
button   sundial, Ravenstonedale
button   Town Angle
button   Town End Cottage, Ravenstonedale
button   Town Head Cottage, Ravenstonedale
button   Village Shop, Ravenstonedale
button   war memorial, Ravenstonedale
button   Wesleyan Centenary Chapel, Ravenstonedale

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