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placename:- Wren Gill
parish Longsleddale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY4608, NY4708
10Km square:- NY40

1Km square NY4608


Wren Gill -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- [Main] tributary of Wren Gill. -- 17.11.2008

Wren Gill -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Wren Gill and Tarn Crag. -- 17.11.2008

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.
Wren Gill

placename:- Wren Gill
date:- 1881=1882
period:- 19th century, late; 1880s

descriptive text:- Bulmer 1880s (1st edn 1885/Wmd)

Series of books, each the History, Topography, and Directory of a county in the NW, mostly by T F Bulmer, published by T Bulmer and Co, Manchester, Lancashire, 1880s; 2nd editions 1900s-10s.
In the north, separating this township from Mardale, is Rangill Head, a mountain containing fine blue slate, which was extensively quarried towards the latter part of the last century.

placename:- Rangill Head
date:- 1895
period:- 19th century, late

source:- EPNS Westmorland 1967

placename:- Wrangdayll -- 1577

old map:- Hodgson 1828

Map, 4 sheets, Westmorland, by T Hodgson, scale about 1 1/4 inches to 1 mile, engraved by W R Gardner, ?published by C Smith, 1828.
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date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

descriptive text:- Ffinch 1983

Book, Kendal and the Kent Valley, by Michael Ffinch, published by Robert Hale, London, 1983.
The River Sprint rises high on the fells about a mile south of Haweswater. From the slope of Adam Seat it begins as Wren Gill flowing south between Raven Crag and Goat Scar on its western side, and Buckbarrow on the east. ...

tiny photograph, 
button to large Wren Gill -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Waterfalls on the River Sprint and Wren Gill. -- NY47810820 (N) -- It is not clear from maps or local opinion which river is the upper part of the Sprint. -- 7.9.2004

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