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placename:- Scalehill Bridge
site name:- Cocker, River
locality:- Scale Hill
parish Loweswater parish, once in Cumberland
parish Buttermere parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
bridge
coordinates:- NY148215
10Km square:- NY12

1Km square NY1421

photograph

Scalehill Bridge -- Cocker, River -- Scale Hill -- Loweswater and Buttermere -- Cumbria / -- 7.11.2005

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 63 9)

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:- Scalehill Bridge
bridge
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

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 139:-
...
... The outlet [of crummock Water] is at the north-east corner, by the river Cocker, over which is a handsome stone bridge, of four arches. ...
date:- 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

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.
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Double line over the Cocker, near Loweswater.
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Seller 1694 (Cmd)

Map, Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, by John Seller, 1694; editions to 1787.
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two lines cross a stream; bridge
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1694
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Sanson 1679 -- probably relevant

Map, Ancien Royaume de Northumberland aujourdhuy Provinces de Nort, ie the Ancient Kingdom of Northumberland or the Northern Provinces, scale about miles to 1 inch, by Nicholas Sanson, Paris, France, 1679.
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double line over a stream; bridge
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1679
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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Double line crossing the stream.
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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double line across the Cocker at Loweswater
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1579

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At Loweswater.
county:- Cumberlandia
bridge
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

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