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placename:- Somer
parish Westward parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY2745
10Km square:- NY24
Unidentified place.
References Ogilby 1675 (plate 96)

1Km square NY2745

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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Somer
circle, tower

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

old map:- Bowen 1720 (plate 261)

Road book, Britannia Depicta Or Ogilby Improv'd, including road strip maps with sections in Westmorland, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, derived from maps by Ogilby, 1675, and a county map of Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, with text by John Owen, published by Emanuel Bowen, London, 1720; published 1720-64.
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At mile 29 from Egremont.

placename:- Somer
date:- 1720
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 96)

It is not possible to identify this as one of the hamlets in the area.
Road book, Britannia, strip road maps, with sections in Westmorland and Cumberland etc, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675; and a general map of England and Wales.
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In mile 29, Cumberland.
Somer
houses to the right of the road.

placename:- Somer
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

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