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placename:- Stickle Tarn
parish Lakes parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
lake
coordinates:- NY287076
10Km square:- NY20

1Km square NY2807

photograph

Stickle Tarn -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- 23.3.2010
photograph

Stickle Tarn -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- 23.3.2010

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 25 2)

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:- Stickle Tarn
lake
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, black and white, Stickle Tarn and Harrison Stickle, Great Langdale, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
internegative at lower right:-
H. Bell
stamped on reverse:-
HERBERT BELL / Photographer / AMBLESIDE
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, black and white, Stickle Tarn and Pavey Ark, Great Langdale, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
stamped on reverse:-
HERBERT BELL / Photographer / AMBLESIDE
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page 148:-
... The guide from Milbeck will take the traveller up the peat road to Stickle Tarn,- famous for its trout, and much beloved by anglers. Its circular basin, brimming with clear water, lies finely under the steep rocks of Pavey Ark. There is nothing amidst this mountain scenery more interesting than its tarns. ...
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

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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Stickle Tarn
outline with shore form lines, lake or tarn

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

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 38:-
...
Stickle Tarn is a circular piece of water in the bosom of the mountain, having soft turf on three fourths of its margin, and reflecting in its calm surface the dark and towering crags of Pavey Ark, which rise from its brink, and are perhaps the most magnificent range of rocks in the country: a good point to view them from is the outlet of the lake.

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

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.
image OT01P033, button   goto source.
Page 33:-
... Stickle Tarn, at the foot of Pavey-ark, a huge rock in connection with Langdale Pikes - is famous for the quality of its trout. The stream falling into Langdale, at Millbeck, in a foaming cataract, may be seen at a distance.
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old print:- Fielding and Walton 1821 (plate 18)

Set of prints, Picturesque Tour of the English Lakes, illustrated with hand coloured aquatints by Theodore Henry Fielding and John Walton, published by R Ackermann, 101 Strand, London, 1821.
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Print, coloured aquatint, Stickle Tarn, near the Top of Langdale Pikes, Westmorland, drawn by Theodore H A Fielding, published by R Ackermann, 101 Strand, London, 1821.
Tipped in opposite p.91 in A Picturesque Tour of the English Lakes.

placename:- Stickle Tarn
date:- 1821
period:- 19th century, early

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.
image OT02NY20, button   goto source.
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lake

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.
image WS21P104, button   goto source.
Page 104:-
... under it [Pavey-ark] is Stickle-tarn, a large bason of water, formed in the bosom of the rock, and which pours down in a cataract at Mill-beck. ...
date:- 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

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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outline with form lines; lake or tarn
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

old print:- MacBride 1922

Wild Lakeland, by MacKenzie MacBride illustrated by Alfred Heaton Cooper, published by Adam and Charles Black, London, 1922-28.
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Print, colour, Stickle Tarn, Langdale, by Alfred Heaton Cooper, published by Adam and Charles Black, 4-6 Soho Square, London, 2nd edn 1928.
Tipped in opposite p.85 in Wild Lakeland by MacKenzie MacBride.
printed at bottom:-
STICKLE TARN, LANGDALE
signed at lower left:-
A. HEATON COOPER

placename:- Stickle Tarn
date:- 1922
period:- 1920s

old print:- Garnett 1850s-60s F

Set of prints, engravings, Views of the English Lakes or Views in the English Lake District, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s?
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Stickle Tarn, Langdale Pikes, Westmorland, engraved by William Banks and Son, Edinburgh, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s?
Found with Views of the English Lakes.
printed at bottom:-
W. Banks & Son, Edinr. / STICKLE TARN, LANGDALE PIKES. / Pubd. by J. Garnett, Windermere.

placename:- Stickle Tarn
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Rose 1832-35

Engravings - Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated; from drawings by Thomas Allom, George Pickering, and H Gastineau, described by Thomas Rose, published by H Fisher, R Fisher, and P Jackson, Newgate Street, London, 1832-35.
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date:- 1833
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Goodwin 1887 (edn 1890)

Set of prints, etchings? 56 views in Westmorland, Cumberland, etc, by Harry Goodwin, published by Swan Sonnenschein and Co, Paternoster Square, London, 1890.
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Print, etching? Stickle Tarn, Westmorland, by Harry Goodwin, published by Swan Sonnenschein and Co, Paternoster Square, London, 1890.
Tipped in opposite p.182 of Through the Wordsworth Country, by William Knight.
printed at lower right:-
Stickle Tarn

placename:- Stickle Tarn
date:- 1886
period:- 19th century, late

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Stickle Tarn -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Dam; notice the flooding. -- 23.3.2010
tiny photograph, 
button to large Stickle Tarn -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- 23.3.2010
tiny photograph, 
button to large Stickle Tarn -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- 23.3.2010
tiny photograph, 
button to large Stickle Tarn -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- 23.3.2010
tiny photograph, 
button to large Stickle Tarn -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- 23.3.2010

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