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placename:- Yewdale
parish Coniston parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
valley
coordinates:- NY308004
10Km square:- NY30

1Km square NY3000

old print:- Heaton Cooper 1905 (edn 1908)

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Print, colour halftone, The Shepherd, Yewdale, Coniston, Lancashire, from a watercolour painting by Alfred Heaton Cooper, published by Adam and Charles Black, London, 2nd edn 1908.
Opposite p.72 of The English Lakes, painted by Alfred Heaton Cooper, described by William T Palmer.
printed at tissue opposite the print:-
THE SHEPHERD, YEWDALE, CONISTON

placename:- Yewdale
person:- shepherd
date:- 1905
period:- 1900s

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, black and white, Yewdale Fells and Yewdale, 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.
Page 27:-
... Yewdale, with its grey rocks, cushioned with heather up to their summits, stretches away northwards from the head of the lake, into a gorge where the mountains overlap. ...
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

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 11:-
...
YEWDALE.
From the inn at Coniston, a leisurely traveller might have much pleasure in looking into Yewdale, with its venerable tree, which is tall and beautiful, though not umbrageous, like those of Patterdale
Page 12:-
and Lorton - and Tilberthwaite, with its hundred woody knolls - returning to the inn from the head of Yewdale, by a mountain tract, having the farm-house of Tarn Hows on the right. On this road, Coniston Water is resplendently exhibited in its whole length, with all its pretty bays and mazy windings.

placename:- Yewdale
date:- 1839
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, 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.

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

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.
image OT01P096, button   goto source.
Page 96:-
At Coniston, besides the views of the lake from its banks, and from its bosom in a boat, the lovers of landscape beauties may find some pretty walks in
image OT01P097, button   goto source.
Page 97:-
the vales of Yewdale and Tilberthwaite. ...
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:- Yewdale
valley

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.
... Yewdale & Tilberthwaite ...

placename:- Yewdale
date:- 1900
period:- 1900s

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? Yewdale, Coniston, Lancashire, by Harry Goodwin, published by Swan Sonnenschein and Co, Paternoster Square, London, 1890.
Tipped in opposite p.48 of Through the Wordsworth Country, by William Knight.
printed at lower left:-
Yewdale

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

old drawing:-
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Drawing, In Yewdale, near Coniston, Lancashire, by John Harper, 1840.
View of Yewdale near Coniston. Rocky outrcop covered with trees in the foreground. Coniston fells in the background. Executed in pencil with touches of white gouache on buff coloured paper. Preparatory sketch drawn on the spot by the artist.
at bottom right:-
In Yewdale. Nr Coniston. 28 Aug/40

placename:- Yewdale
date:- 1840
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.
... Yewdale & Tilberthwaite ...

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

button   bridge, Yewdale
button   field drainage, Coniston
button   Giant's Grave, Yewdale
button   Guards Quarries, Coniston
button   hedge, Coniston
button   High Yewdale, Coniston
button   limekiln, Low Yewdale
button   Low Yewdale Cottage, Coniston
button   Low Yewdale, Coniston
button   Penny Rigg Mill, Tilberthwaite
button   Penny Rigg Quarries, Tilberthwaite
button   Shepherd Bridge, Coniston
button   Shepherd's Bridge, Yewdale
button   Tarn Hows Wood, Coniston
button   Tilberthwaite Gill, Coniston

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