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placename:- Ambleside to Hawkshead
other name:- Hawkshead to Ambleside
parish Hawkshead parish, once in Lancashire
parish Claife parish, once in Lancashire
parish Lakes parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
route
10Km square:- NY30
10Km square:- SD39
road code:- Ambl=Hwks

old map:- Prior 1874 map 1

Map, Winander Mere, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1874.
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To Hawkshead
double line; road
date:- 1874
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

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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H to A 5 Ms.
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county:- Lancashire
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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double line, light dark solid; road
county:- Lancashire
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

road map:- Cary 1790 (Lan/edn 1792)

Map, Westmoreland, now Cumbria, scale about 11.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Cary, 181 Strand, London, 1790; published 1790-1828.
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double line
date:- 1790
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Windermere N)

Map series, lakes and roads to the Lakes, by James Clarke, engraved by S J Neele, 352 Strand, London, included in A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, published by James Clarke, Penrith, and in London etc, from 1787 to 1793.
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To Hawkshead
road
date:- 1787
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.
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Page 54:-
...
At Water-head, the road to the east leads to Ambleside, eight miles; to Hawkshead, three. Ascend a steep hill surronded (sic) with
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Page 55:-
wood, and have a back view of the lake. ... turn your face to the east, and you have a view of some part of Windermere-water. The road soon divides; the left leads to Ambleside, the right to Hawkshead, which stands under a mountain, at the upper end of a narrow valley. The church is seated on the front of an eminence that commands the vale, which is floated with
date:- 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

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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double line; road, with mile numbers
county:- Lancashire
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

places
mapping:- Ambleside
Clappersgate, Lakes
Outgate, Hawkshead
Hawkshead

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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