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locality:- Hollin Bank
parish Coniston parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
viewpoint; station
coordinates:- SD3298
10Km square:- SD39

1Km square SD3298

photograph

station, Hollin Bank S -- Hollin Bank -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- From the road side on High Hollin Bank:- -- SD324983 (S) -- 28.4.2006

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Con)

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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The Author's two Stations at Hollin Bank
each marked by a square symbol
... are near Hollin Bank, half a Mile to the N.E. of the Head of the Lake on the road from Hawkshead to Waterhead ...
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Con)

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.
The Author's two Stations at Hollin Bank
two square symbols:-
... near Hollin Bank, half a mile to the N.E. of the Head of the Lake on the Road from Hawkshead to Waterhead

other name:- station, Coniston, Crosthwaite 1
coordinates:- SD32159830
date:- 1788
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

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 54:-
...
At Water-head, the road to the east leads to Ambleside, eight miles; to Hawkshead, three. Ascend a steep hill surronded (sic) with
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Page 55:-
wood, and have a back view of the lake. To the north is a most awful scene of mountains, in every variety of horrid shape. Amongst them sweeps to the north a deep winding chasm, darkened by overhanging rocks, that the eye cannot pierce, nor the imagination fathom; from which turn your face to the east, and you have a view of some part of Windermere-water. ...
date:- 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

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