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placename:- Wetherlam
other name:- Weatherlam
parish Coniston parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
hill
Altitude 2208 feet
coordinates:- NY28780109
10Km square:- NY20

1Km square NY2801

photograph

Wetherlam -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- 18.6.2012

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, black and white, Wetherlam from Loughrigg Fell, winter, Coniston, Lancashire, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, black and white, Wetherlam under snow, Coniston, Lancashire, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
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.
Plate, folded in opposite p.7:-
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Print, engraving, outline view, Mountains on the West Side of Windermere, drawn by L Aspland, engraved by W Banks, Edinburgh, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855.
MOUNTAINS ON THE WEST SIDE OF WINDERMERE
L Aspland Delt. / W Banks Sc Edinburgh.
The view is captioned, numbers referring to mountains in the image:-
1 Coniston Old Man 1a Carrs 2 Wetherlam 3 Wrynose Gap 4 Crinkle Crags 5 Pike of Bliscow 6 Scawfell Pike 7 Bowfell 8 Hanging Knotts 9 Glaramara 10 Great End 11 Pike of Stickle 12 Harrison Stickle 13 Paveyark 14 Lingmoor 15 High Raise 16 Silver How 17 Loughrigg Fell 18 Ullscarth
person:- artist : Aspland, T L
person:- engraver : Banks, W
person:- publisher : Garnett, John
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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Wetherlam
hill hachuring

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

old print:- Otley 1823 (4th edn 1830)

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.
Page 57:-
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Some of the Western Mountains: / as seen from Helvellyn.
Wetherlam / Old Man - Coniston Fell / Carrs, or Scars / Gray Friar / Black Combe / Crinkle Crags / Bowfell / Scawfell Pike / Great-end Crag / Glaramara / Great Gable / Kirkfell / Pillar Fell / Honister and High Crag / High Stile / Dalehead and Red Pike / Robinson / Blake Fell / Witeless Pike / Grasmoor / Ill Crags / Grisedale Pike
Page 97:-
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The Mountains of Coniston, Langdale, &c. / as they appear from the road between Troutbeck Bridge and Bowness.
Old Man - Coniston Fell / The Carrs / Wetherlam / Wrynose Gap / Pike of Bliscow / Crinkle Crags / Scawfell Pike / Bowfell / Great End / Great Gable / Pike of Stickle / Harrison Stickle / Paveyark

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

old print:- Otley 1823 (8th edn 1849)

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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Engraving, outline view of mountains, Windermere looking towards the West from the Road between Troutbeck and Bowness, drawn by T Binns, engraved by O Jewitt, opposite p.4 of A Descriptive Guide of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, 8th edition, 1849.
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Engraving, outline view of mountains, Coniston Water from near Bank Ground, drawn by T Binns, engraved by O Jewitt, opposite p.8 of A Descriptive Guide of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, 8th edition, 1849.
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Engraving, outline view of mountains, A Group of Mountains seen from Helvellyn, looking towards the South West, drawn by T Binns, engraved by O Jewitt, opposite p.50 of A Descriptive Guide of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, 8th edition, 1849.

placename:- Wetherlam
date:- 1849
period:- 19th century, early; 1840s

old print:- 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 7:-
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Page 63:-
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date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

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:- Wetherlam
hill

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? Esthwaite Lake, Hawkshead, Lancashire, by Harry Goodwin, published by Swan Sonnenschein and Co, Paternoster Square, London, 1890.
Tipped in opposite p.24 of Through the Wordsworth Country, by William Knight.
printed at lower right:-
When, from behind that craggy steep till then / The horizon's bound, a huge peak, black and huge, / As if with voluntary power instinct / Upreared its head.
printed at lower right:-
HG 1886

placename:- Wetherlam
date:- 1886
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- LMS 1920s

Guide book, LMS Route Book no.3, The Track of the Royal Scot, part 1 London Euston to Carlisle, by Edmund Vale, published by the London Midland and Scottish Railway, LMS, 1920s.
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Hills of Lakeland in Outline, published in the LMS Route Book No.3, The Track of the Royal Scot, by the London Midland and Scottish Railway, LMS, 1920s.
date:- 1920=1929
period:- 1920s

old print:- Robertson 1911

Wordsworthshire, by Eric Robertson, Windermere, Westmorland, illustrated by Arthur Tucker, published by Chatto and Windus, London, 1911.
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Print, lithograph? Hawkshead, from a watercolour by Arthur Tucker, published by Chatto and Windus, London, 1911.
Tipped in opposite p.64 of Wordsworthshire by Eric Robertson.
printed at bottom:-
HAWKSHEAD / ('Priest's Pot' Pool in foreground; Weatherlam covered with snow)
signed at painting lower left:-
Arthur Tucker

placename:- Weatherlam
date:- 1911
period:- 1910s

old print:- Pearson 1900s

Guide book, Pearson's Gossipy Guide to the English Lakes and Neighbouring Districts, published by C Arthur Pearson, Henrietta Street, London, 1900s.
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Print, halftone photograph, Wetherlam, Coniston, Lancashire, from near Colwith Force, Westmorland, published by C Arthur Pearson, Henrietta Street, London, 1900s.
On p.121 of Pearson's Gossipy Guide to the English Lakes and Neighbouring Districts.
printed at bottom:-
WETHERLAM, FROM NEAR COLWITH FORCE. (p.120).

placename:- Wetherlam
date:- 1900=1909
period:- 1900s

old print:- Jenkinson 1875

Guide book, A Practical Guide to the English Lake District, by Henry Irwin Jenkinson, published by Edward Stanford, 55 Charing Cross, London, 4th edition 1875.
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Print, lithograph, outline view, Panoramic Sketches from Helvellyn, Westmorland, by Edwin A Pettitt, London, published by Edward Stanford, 55 Charing Cross, London, 1875.
... Wetherlam ...
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Print, lithograph, outline view, Panoramic Sketches from Scawfell Pike, Cumberland, by Edwin A Pettitt, London, published by Edward Stanford, 55 Charing Cross, London, 1875.
... Wetherlam ...

placename:- Wetherlam
date:- 1875
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Black 1856 (23rd edn 1900)

Guide book, Black's Guide to the English Lakes, published by Adam and Charles Black, North Bridge, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, or Soho Square, London, 1856 to 1900s onwards.
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Print, lithograph, Outline Views, Grasmere and Coniston - Mountains as seen from Redbank, Grasmere, and Mountains as seen a little beyond Tent Lodge on the Road from Coniston to Ulverstone, by J Flintoft, Keswick, Cumberland, engraved by R Mason, Edinburgh, Lothian, about 1900.
... 7 Wetherlam ...

placename:- Wetherlam
date:- 1900
period:- 1900s

old print:- 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.
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Print, engraving, outline view, Mountains on the West Side of Windermere, drawn by L Aspland, engraved by W Banks, Edinburgh, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855.
Folded in opposite p.7 in A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau.
The view is captioned, numbers refering to mountains in the image - 1 Coniston Old Man 1a Carrs 2 Wetherlam 3 Wrynose Gap 4 Crinkle Crags 5 Pike of Bliscow 6 Scawfell Pike 7 Bowfell 8 Hanging Knotts 9 Glaramara 10 Great End 11 Pike of Stickle 12 Harrison Stickle 13 Paveyark 14 Lingmoor 15 High Raise 16 Silver How 17 Loughrigg Fell 18 Ullscarth
printed at top:-
MOUNTAINS ON THE WEST SIDE OF WINDERMERE
printed at bottom left, right:-
L Aspland Delt. / W Banks Sc Edinburgh.

placename:- Wetherlam
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Linton 1852

Guide book, A Handbook of the Whitehaven and Furness Railway, guide to the Lake District etc, by John Linton, published by Whittaker and Co, London, etc, 1852.
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Print, engraving, outline views, Mountains as Seen from the Esk Viaduct, the Eskmeals Viaduct, and Mountains as Seen from the Viaduct near Drigg, the Irt Viaduct, Whitehaven and Furness Junction Railway, Cumberland, engraved by W H Lizars, Edinburgh, published by Whittaker and Co, London, and by R Gibson and Son and by Callander and Dixon, Whitehaven, Cumberland, 1852.
Tipped in opposite p.86 of A Handbook of the Whitehaven and Furness Railway, by John Linton.

placename:- Wetherlam
date:- 1852
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Tattersall 1836 (version 1869)

Guide book, The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall, published by Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row, London, about 1836.
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Print, hand coloured, Blea Tarn, Langdales, Westmorland, drawn by George Tattersall, 1836, engraved by W F Topham, published by T J Allman, 463 Oxford Street, London, 1869.
Included in The Lakes of England, by W F Topham.
printed at bottom:-
BLEA TARN.
printed at bottom:-
Black Pike. / Wetherlam. / Blake ridge. / Blakerigg.

placename:- Wetherlam
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Tattersall 1836

Guide book, The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall, published by Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row, London, about 1836.
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Print, engraving, Blea Tarn, Westmorland, drawn by George Tattersall, engraved by W F Topham, published by Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row, London, about 1836.
The print is captioned with mountain names and acts as an outline view.
Tipped in opposite p.41 of The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall.
printed at bottom:-
BLEA TARN.
printed at bottom left to right:-
Black Pike. / Wetherlam. / Blake ridge. / Blakerigg.

placename:- Wetherlam
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Black 1841 (3rd edn 1846)

Guide book, Black's Picturesque Guide to the English Lakes, published by Adam and Charles Blck, North Bridge, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, 1841 to 1888.
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Print, engraving, outline view, Mountains as seen from Red Bank, Grasmere, and Mountains as seen a little beyond Tent-Lodge on the Road from Coniston to Ulverston, by J Flintoft, Keswick, Cumberland, engraved by R Mason, Edinburgh, Lothian, about 1846.
... 7 Wetherlam ...

placename:- Wetherlam
date:- 1844
period:- 19th century, early

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