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placename:- Windermere to Newby Bridge
other name:- Newby Bridge to Windermere
other name:- A592
parish Windermere parish, once in Westmorland
parish Cartmel Fell parish, once in Lancashire
parish Staveley-in-Cartmel parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
route; road
10Km square:- SD49
10Km square:- SD39
10Km square:- SD38
road code:- Wndr=NwBr

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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double line; road
date:- 1874
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page 21:-
...
He will go down to Newby Bridge either by steamer, or by the road; which passes the grounds of Storrs, and cuts over hill and dale, and winds among the copses, till it crosses the bridge opposite the inn. Those copses have been valuable to the remotest known date, for charcoal, and they have become more so since the increase of manufactures has stimulated the demand for bobbins.
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

old text:- Clarke 1787

Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787 and 1789; and Plans of the Lakes ... 1793.
Page 152:-
...
... a road to Ambleside by way of Bowness along the southern margin of the Lake; this is a pleasant road in point of rural beauty, but affords nothing for either the historian or antiquarian. The soil is barren, and produces little or nothing but wood, which is remarkablY quick of growth whilst young; ...
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Windermere S)

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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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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road
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old road map:- Rumney 1899

Guide book, The Cyclist's Guide to the English Lake District, by A W Rumney, published by George Philip and Son, 32 Fleet Street, London, and Liverpool, 1899.
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Road map, strip map, gradient diagram, and itinerary for Route II, Levens Bridge to Ambleside via Lindale, Westmorland and Lancashire, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, by A W Rumney, published by George Philip and Son, 32 Fleet Street, London, and Liverpool, 1899.
On p.19 of the Cyclist's Guide to the English Lake District, by A W Rumney.
printed at top:-
Route II.
date:- 1899
period:- 19th century, late

places
mapping:- Windermere
Bowness-on-Windermere
Windermere Ferry, Windermere
Newby Bridge, Staveley-in-Cartmel

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