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placename:- Scandale Beck
site name:- Scandale
parish Lakes parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY3707
10Km square:- NY30

1Km square NY3707


Scandale Beck -- Scandale -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- At High Sweden Bridge. -- SD37919676 (at) -- 9.6.2008

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 34:-
Scandale Beck, on the road to Keswick, presents some pretty cascades, especially if the walk be extended up from Scandale Bridge. The Nook Bridge and the Gale are equally inviting.

placename:- Scandale Beck
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Ambleside to Keswick)

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

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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single or double wiggly line; river
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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Ruthy R.
wiggly line
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wiggly line, into the Rothay

placename:- Ruthy River
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Seller 1694 (Wmd)

Map, Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, by John Seller, 1694; editions to 1787.
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tapering wiggly line; river
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1694
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 96)

Road book, Britannia, strip road maps, with sections in Westmorland and Cumberland etc, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675; and a general map of England and Wales.
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In mile 14, Westmerland.
River drawn across the road, in Rydal Park.
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

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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double line, into the Rothay
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1579

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county:- Westmorelandia
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

old print:- Green 1815 (plate 7)

Set of prints, aquatints, lakes scenes, published by William Green, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1815.
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Print, colour aquatint, Scandale Beck, Westmorland, by William Green, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1815.
Plate 7 in a set of prints, Lake Scenery.
printed at bottom:-
SCANDALE BECK. / Published at Ambleside, June 1, 1815, by Wm. Green.

placename:- Scandale Beck
date:- 1815
period:- 19th century, early

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