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placename:- Seatoller
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY24481377
10Km square:- NY21

1Km square NY2413


Seatoller -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- 17.5.2013

Seatoller -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- 11.5.2009

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 70 13)

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:- Seatoller
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
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blocks, settlement

placename:- Seatoller
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

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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placename:- Seatallor
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

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 88:-
... Seatoller, a small hamlet seated on the mountain's side, in a recess, filled with oak, ash, birch, and larch. ...
Page 168:-
Seatoller is a hamlet in the upper part of Borrodale. A carriage may proceed as far as this
Page 169:-
place; but here begins the ascent of Borrodale Hawse, and the road is so narrow, rugged, and steep, that cars pass with great difficulty.

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

source:- Otley 1818

New Map of the District of the Lakes, in Westmorland, Cumberland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, published by J Otley, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1818; pblished 1818 to 1850s.
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placename:- Seatoller

hearsay Eight cottages for slate miners at Honister were built here, 1893; and six more in 1918.
Seatoller House was a place for academic and literary gatherings from the mid 19th century.

button   bridge, Seatoller
button   Glaramara house, Borrowdale
button   Seatoller Bridge, Seatoller
button   Seatoller Farm, Seatoller
button   Seatoller Fell, Borrowdale
button   telephone box, Seatoller
button   weather station, Seatoller
button   Yew Tree Coffee House, Seatoller

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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