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placename:- Whin Rigg
parish Eskdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
hill
Altitude 1755 feet
coordinates:- NY15200344
10Km square:- NY10

1Km square NY1503

photograph

Whin Rigg -- Eskdale -- Cumbria / -- and Illgill Head. -- 27.4.2013

old print:- Matthew 1866 -- possibly relevant

Latterbarrow seems a more likely intrepretation from the name, but Whin Rigg from the picture.
Guide book, The English Lakes, Peaks and Passes, from Kendal to Keswick, by George King Matthew, published by J Richardson, Highgate, Kendal, Westmorland, 1866.
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Print, engraving, outline view, Mountains as seen from the Road to Wastwater near Murthwaiteside, Cumberland, published by J Richardson, Highgate, Kendal, Westmorland, 1866.
Tipped in before p.1 of The English Lakes, Peaks and Passes, from Kendal to Keswick, by George King Matthew.
printed at bottom:-
MOUNTAINS AS SEEN FROM THE ROAD TO WASTWATER NEAR MURTHWAITESIDE.
printed at caption to mountains:-
... Littlebarro[w ]

placename:- Littlebarrow
date:- 1866
period:- 19th century, late

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