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placename:- Tarn at Leaves
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY258122
10Km square:- NY21

1Km square NY2512


Tarn at Leaves -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- 22.9.2010

Tarn at Leaves -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- 22.9.2010

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.
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Page 38:-
the vale.- Dock Tarn and Tarn of Leaves, one on the east side of Stonethwaite, the other between Seathwaite and Langstreth, are barely entitled to be mentioned.
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old map:- Smith 1751 -- possibly relevant

Map of the Black Lead Mines in Cumberland, and area, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, by George Smith, published in the Gentleman's Magazine, 1751.
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A Tarn
outline with form lines; lake
date:- 1751
period:- 18th century, late; 1750s

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button to large Tarn at Leaves -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- 22.9.2010

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