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placename:- Eskdale
other name:- Eshd'l ?
other name:- Eshdel ?
site name:- Esk, River
parish Eskdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
valley; locality
coordinates:- NY1802
10Km square:- NY10
10Km square:- SD19

1Km square NY1802

photograph

Eskdale -- Esk, River -- Eskdale -- Cumbria / -- From Hardknott roman fort. -- 4.6.2013
photograph

Eskdale -- Esk, River -- Eskdale -- Cumbria / -- 7.10.2010

old print:- Heaton Cooper 1905 (edn 1908)

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Print, colour halftone, A Fell Fox Hunt, Head of Eskdale and Scawfell, Eskdale, Cumberland, from a watercolour painting by Alfred Heaton Cooper, published by Adam and Charles Black, London, 2nd edn 1908.
Opposite p.80 of The English Lakes, painted by Alfred Heaton Cooper, described by William T Palmer.
printed at tissue opposite the print:-
A FELL FOX-HUNT, HEAD OF ESKDALE AND SCAWFELL
printed at signed lower right:-
[A HEATON COOPER]

placename:- Eskdale
person:- huntsman
date:- 1905
period:- 1900s

old print:- Bradley 1901

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Print, uncoloured lithograph, Eskdale, Cumberland, by Joseph Pennell, published by Macmillan and Co, London, 1901.
On page 185 of Highways and Byways in the Lake District, by A G Bradley.
printed at bottom:-
Eskdale.

placename:- Eskdale
date:- 1901
period:- 1900s

old print:- Bradley 1901

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Print, uncoloured lithograph, Near Boot, Eskdale, Cumberland, by Joseph Pennell, published by Macmillan and Co, London, 1901.
On page 188 of Highways and Byways in the Lake District, by A G Bradley.
printed at bottom:-
Near Boot.
date:- 1901
period:- 1900s

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, sepia, Eskdale, Cumberland, by Herbert Bell, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

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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Eskdale
river valley

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

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 13:-
... A mountain track from Goldrill Crag leads to
ESKDALE,
(Vulgarly Eshdale,) and the first object of interest is Birker Force, perhaps the finest cascade in Cumberland; ... On the same side of the hill, but lower down in the valley, is Stanley Gill, ... The stream of this vale passes under the woody steeps, on which stands Muncaster Castle, ...

placename:- Eskdale
other name:- Eshdale
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

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 155:-
The SECOND division [of slate rocks] comprehends the mountains of Eskdale, Wasdale, Ennerdale, Borrowdale, Langdale, Grasmere, Patterdale, Martindale, Mardale, and some adjacent places; including the two highest mountains of the district, Scawfell and Helvellyn, as well as the Old Man at Coniston. All our fine towering crags belong to it; and most of the cascades among the lakes fall over it. There are indeed some lofty precipices in the former division; ...
...
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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ESKDALE

placename:- Eskdale
valley

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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Eskdale
blocks, italic lowercase text, village, hamlet, locality

placename:- Eskdale
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- West 1784 map

A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, now Cumbria, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, included in the Guide to the Lakes by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Westmorland, and in London, from the 3rd edition 1784, to 1821.
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placename:- Eskdale
county:- Cumberland

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760

New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87.
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Eskdale
circle, tower

placename:- Eskdale
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Badeslade 1742

A Map of Westmorland North from London, scale about 10 miles to 1 inch, and descriptive text, Cumberland similarly, by Thomas Badeslade, London, engraved and published by William Henry Toms, Union Court, Holborn, London, 1742.
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Eskdale
circle, italic lowercase text; village, hamlet or locality

placename:- Eskdale
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1742
period:- 18th century, early

old map:- Seller 1694 (Cmd)

Map, Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, by John Seller, 1694; editions to 1787.
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Eskdale
circle, italic lowercase text; settlement or house

placename:- Eskdale
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1694
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

table of distances:- Simons 1635

Table of distances and map of Westmorland, engraved by Jacob van Langeren, published by Mathew Simons, London, 1635-36.
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Eskedale S
and tabulated distances

placename:- Eskedale
date:- 1635
period:- 17th century, early; 1630s

old map:- Drayton 1612/1622

Map, Cumberlande and Westmorlande, by Michael Drayton in part 2 of Polyolbion, probably engraved by William Hole; published by John Marriott, John Grismand, and Thomas Dewe, London, 1622.
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Eskedale
Lady sitting.

placename:- Eskedale
date:- 1622
period:- 17th century, early; 1620s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Cmd)

Maps, The Countie Westmorland and Kendale the Cheif Towne, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, London, 1611; published 1611-1770.
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Eskdale
circle, building, tower

placename:- Eskdale
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Church, symbol for a parish or village, with a parish church.
Eskedale

placename:- Eskedale
county:- Cumberlandia
village
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

old map:- Cooper 1808

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, scale about 9 miles to 1 inch, by H Cooper, 1808, published by G and W B Whittaker, 13 Ave Maria Lane, London, 1824.
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Eskdale
circle; village or hamlet

placename:- Eskdale
locality:- Allerdale above Derwent Ward
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

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.
Page 231:-
VALE OF ESKDALE.
Benson, Jonathan, yeoman, Paddockwray.
Hartley, Isaac, yeoman, Church-house.
Hartley, Jos., joiner, Moorhead.
Hird, Henry, smith, Green.
Millican, Thos., Woolpack Inn.
Nichol, Joseph, Randlehow.
Powley, Rev. Robert, Beckfoot.
Rogers, W., King of Prussia Inn
Russell, Wm., bobbin manufacturer, Esk Villa.
Russell, J., yeoman, Moss Grove
Sharp, Jos., yeoman, Hollinhead
Sharp, John, yeo., Fisherground
Southward, John, Randlehow.
Tyson, John, yeo, Armont House
Tyson, J., yeo., Borrowdale-place
Wilson, Timothy, yeoman, Hows
Wilson, John, Mason's Arms.
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

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 Scawfell Pike, Cumberland, by Edwin A Pettitt, London, published by Edward Stanford, 55 Charing Cross, London, 1875.
... Upper Eskdale ...

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

old print:- Farington 1816 (plate 26)

Set of prints, 43 engravings, The Lakes of Lancashire, Westmorland, and Cumberland, drawings by Jospeph Farington, with text by Thomas Hartwell Horne, published by T Cadell, and W Davies, Strand, and by J M'Creery, Black Horse Court, Fleet Street, London, 1816.
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Muncaster Castle and Eskdale, drawn by Joseph Farington, engraved by John Pye, published by T Cadell and W Davies, Strand, London, 1815.
Plate 26 in The Lakes of Lancashire, Westmorland and Cumberland ... with text by Thomas Hartwell Horne:-
[Muncaster Castle] stands on an eminence, ... commanding in front a fine view of the Vale of Esk, flanked on each side, and terminated in front, by the wildest mountain scenery. ...

placename:- Vale of Esk
date:- 1815
period:- 19th century, early

old photograph:- Bogg 1898

Book, Lakeland and Ribblesdale, OR A Thousand Miles of Wandering along the Roman Wall, the Old Border Region, Lakeland, and Ribblesdale, by Edmund Bogg, publishd by Edmund Bogg, 3 Woodhouse Lane, and James Miles, Guildford Street, Leeds, Yorkshire, 1898.
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Photograph, halftone print, A Mountain Stream, Eskdale, Cumberland, by G H Rodwell, published by Edmund Bogg, 3 Woodhouse Lane, and James Miles, Guildford Street, Leeds, Yorkshire, 1898.
Included on p.209 of Lakeland and Ribblesdale, by Edmund Bogg.
date:-
period:- 19th century, late

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Eskdale -- Esk, River -- Eskdale -- Cumbria / -- From the top of Hardknot Pass. -- 24.9.2010
tiny photograph, 
button to large Eskdale -- Esk, River -- Eskdale -- Cumbria / -- Upper part of the valley. -- NY224062 (etc) -- 14.9.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Eskdale -- Esk, River -- Eskdale -- Cumbria / -- Upper part of the valley. -- NY224062 (etc) -- 14.9.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Eskdale -- Esk, River -- Eskdale -- Cumbria / -- From near the roman fort at Hardknot. -- NY215021 (etc) -- 13.10.2006
tiny photograph, 
button to large Eskdale -- Esk, River -- Eskdale -- Cumbria / -- with Brotherilkeld in the mid ground. -- NY212014 (etc) -- 14.9.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Eskdale -- Esk, River -- Eskdale -- Cumbria / -- NY21950172 (panorama from) -- 13.10.2006
tiny photograph, 
button to large Eskdale -- Esk, River -- Eskdale -- Cumbria / -- From the top of Hardknot Pass. -- 5.6.2007
tiny photograph, 
button to large Eskdale -- Esk, River -- Eskdale -- Cumbria / -- From the top of Hardknot Pass. -- NY212014 (etc) -- 5.6.2007
tiny photograph, 
button to large Eskdale -- Esk, River -- Eskdale -- Cumbria / -- Acroos Eskdale to Harter Fell and Ulpha Fell. -- 27.4.2013

button   bield, Eskdale (3)
button   Birker and Austhwaite, Eskdale
button   Blea Beck (4)
button   Brotherilkeld, Eskdale
button   Cam Spout, Eskdale
button   Christcliff, Eskdale
button   Esk Falls, Eskdale
button   Gate House, Eskdale
button   Horn Crag, Eskdale
button   How Beck (2)
button   Penny Hill Farm, Eskdale
button   Scale Bridge, Eskdale
button   Scale Gill
button   Scar Lathing, Eskdale
button   sheepfold, Eskdale (3)
button   sheepfold, Eskdale (4)
button   St Bega, Eskdale Green
button   St Catherine, Eskdale
button   St Catherine's Well, Eskdale
button   Taw House Copper Trials, Eskdale
button   Taw House, Eskdale
button   Wha House Farm, Eskdale
button   Whahouse Bridge, Eskdale
button   Yew Crags, Eskdale

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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