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placename:- Sadgill to Stile End
other name:- Stile End to Sadgill
parish Longsleddale parish, once in Westmorland
parish Kentmere parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Westmorland
track; byway; drove road
10Km square:- NY40

source:- OS 1881-82 New Series (outline edition)

Maps, parts of Westmorland, Cumberland, etc now Cumbria, New Series 1 inch maps of England, published by the Ordnance Survey, London, 1881-82; sheets 7, 11, 12, 16..19, 22..25, 28..31, 37..40, 47..50, 58.
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date:- 1881=1882
period:- 19th century, late; 1880s

specimen:- JandMN (404)

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Rock, hand specimen of an igneous rock, rhyolite from a path, Longsleddale, Westmorland, NY48110505, 6 October 2008.
Coniston limestone series
date:- 2008
period:- 2000s

source:- Prior 1865

Guide book, Ascents and Passes in the Lake District of England, by Herman Prior, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Simpkin, Marshall and Co, London, 1865.
Page 7:-
... The road keeps ... on to the moor, from which it ascends by an easy slope to the summit of the Pass, keeping a stream which flows in front of the farm on its right until just below the top. Here it crosses the stream, goes through a gate, and then crosses the summit ridge, which is very narrow, to the side of the stream descending into Long Sleddale. Follow this until you reach another gate, with a second (wicket) gate, into a field just below it on the right. Here the road turns away from the Sleddale stream, going through the upper of these two gates; and then continuing without difficulty, with a wall on its right throughout, to the houses in the village. Opposite to these, a bridge is seen, on crossing which you are then in the main road up the valley. ...
Page 50:-
... a bridge is reached, opposite the first houses. Cross here, and go through a gate, up a slight ascent, and then take the left-hand turn, through another gate, leading up to a farm-house on that side of the road. Do not enter the farm buildings, but skirt around on the right of them, which brings you into a shady lane slanting up the hill behind the farm. At the end of this lane,a stone fence continues on your left, which is to be closely kept to, avoiding a
Page 52:-
somewhat attractive road which zigzags up the rising ground on the right, just above a stone barn. Following close by the wall, you reach a gate on the other side of which is the ravine of a stream descending into Sleddale from the fells on your right. On going through this gate, the road changes its direction, and keeps up by the stream, which is on its left-hand to the summit-level of the pass, - a mere neck of land. Here you go through another gate, and join a small stream descending on the Kentmere side of the mountain.
...
date:- 1865
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

records:- Curwen 1926

Curwen, John F
1717 May 3 : The inhabitants of Long Sleddale, Langdale, Grasmere, Rydal and Loughrigg, Ambleside, Troutbeck, Kentmere and several other townships in the Barony of Kendall, show that the great road and public highway between Hawksyde, Ambleside, Shap, Penrith and Appleby, very much used by travellers, drovers and others having occasion frequently to pass and repass to and from the said markets with cattle and other goods, in which public highway there is a water or rivulet called Sadgill which by the violent and sudden rain there is often raised and overflows its banks so that no passenger dare venture to cross the same and many times travellers are forced to stay two or three days before they dare to venture to cross and are often in danger with their cattle of being lost in crossing the said water to the great prejudice of trade, and pray that a bridge may be erected over the same; order that the Chief Constable view the same and report the cost of a bridge on 31 May next. K. Order Book, 1696-1724.
locality:- Sadgill
date:- 1717
period:- 18th century, early; 1710s

photographs
After a rain storm, 3.2 inches of rain which mostly fell between 11am and 1pm, 28 June 2012. The pictures are taken on the part of the track just below, at, and above the Hoghouse Gate.
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button to large Sadgill to Stile End -- Longsleddale and Kentmere -- Westmorland / -- NY48170528 (about) -- Washed out from above -- 11.7.2012
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button to large Sadgill to Stile End -- Longsleddale and Kentmere -- Westmorland / -- NY48170528 (about) -- 11.7.2012
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button to large Sadgill to Stile End -- Longsleddale and Kentmere -- Westmorland / -- At the gate, -- NY48170525 (at) -- 11.7.2012
tiny photograph, 
button to large Sadgill to Stile End -- Longsleddale and Kentmere -- Westmorland / -- NY48170521 (about) -- 11.7.2012
tiny photograph, 
button to large Sadgill to Stile End -- Longsleddale and Kentmere -- Westmorland / -- NY48170521 (about) -- 11.7.2012

photographs
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button to large Sadgill to Stile End -- Longsleddale and Kentmere -- Westmorland / -- Entrance to Low Sadgill:- -- 19.3.2007
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button to large Sadgill to Stile End -- Longsleddale and Kentmere -- Westmorland / -- By the barn adjoining Low Sadgill. -- NY48230567 (at) -- 5.2004
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button to large Sadgill to Stile End -- Longsleddale and Kentmere -- Westmorland / -- Moss on a wall. -- NY48170525 (at) -- 29.7.2012

route concatenation
private
mapping:- route, Lsl5.1route, Lsl5.2route, Lsl5.3

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