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placename:- Crook Head
locality:- Wasdale
parish Nether Wasdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY1404
10Km square:- NY10
References Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

1Km square NY1404

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 73:-
... from a field in front of Crookhead, where a beautiful cottage has been built by Stansfield Rawson, Esq. of Halifax, is one of the finest views of Wastdale Head and Water. ...
Page 171:-
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... At Crookhead is a very picturesque cottage.

placename:- Crookhead
person:- : Rawson, Stansfield
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 30:-
... At Crook Head, near the foot of the lake [Wast Water], Stansfield Rawson, Esq. of Halifax, has a neat Gothic summer residence.
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Page 131:-
... At Crook-head, opposite the foot of the lake, Mr. Rawson of Halifax has built a neat summer residence.

placename:- Crookhead
person:- : Rawson, Stansfield
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

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