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place:- salt spring, Borrowdale (2)
locality:- Manesty Nook
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
salt spring; spring; spa; well
coordinates:- NY24841932
10Km square:- NY21
There is another spring which might be the salt spring, at NY24811946.
References Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Der)

1Km square NY2419

descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
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Page 154:-
... A salt spring near the Grange in Borrowdale, has anciently been in some repute for its medicinal qualities; another has been more recently discovered in working a lead mine near Derwent Lake. They both issue from veins in this rock, but their source remains unknown.
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

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 83:-
...
There is another spaw of the like kind on Newland's-Fell; it lyes on the road-side, at Manesty-Nook, (see plate VI.)
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Der)

Series of maps, An Accurate Map of the Matchless Lake of Derwent, of the Grand Lake of Windermere, of the Beautiful Lake of Ullswater, of Broadwater or Bassenthwaite Lake, of Coniston Lake, of Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater Lakes, and Pocklington's Island, by Peter Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1783 to 1794.
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Earl of Egremont's / Salt Spring
spring; salt spring
person:- : Egremont, Earl of
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

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