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placename:- Shepherds Crag
locality:- Lodore
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
rocks
coordinates:- NY263185
10Km square:- NY21

1Km square NY2618

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.
Plate, opposite p.93:-
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Print, engraving, outline view, Mountains seen from Applethwaite near Keswick, drawn by L Aspland, engraved by W Banks, Edinburgh, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855.
MOUNTAINS SEEN FROM APPLETHWAITE NEAR KESWICK.
L Aspland Delt. / W Banks Sc Edinr.
The view is captioned, numbers referring to mountains in the image:-
1 Wallow Crag, 2 Falcon Crag, 3 Shepherd's Crag / Lowdore below, 4 Glaramara, 5 Brund, 6 Castle Crag, 7 Great End, 8 Scawfell Pike, 9 Catbell, 10, High Stile, 11 Red Pike, 12 Grasmoor, 13 Causey Pike, 14 Melbreak, 15 Grisdale Pike

placename:- Shepherd's Crag
person:- artist : Aspland, T L
person:- engraver : Banks, W
person:- publisher : Garnett, John
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

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 OT01P042, button   goto source.
Page 42:-
... from the fissures of Shepherd's Crag on the right [of Lowdore Cascade], the oak, ash, birch, holly, and wild rose, hang in wanton luxuriance. ..

placename:- Shepherd's Crag
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old text:- Clarke 1787 -- possibly relevant

Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787 and 1789; and Plans of the Lakes ... 1793.
Page 74:-
... an opening into Borrowdale, which is almost shut up between the rock and water at the place now called Great Inin: whether it means the great hanging, or great inlet; or whether it is called Inin from entering in, I know not. It is a most awful overhanging rock, from
Page 75:-
which several prodigious large stones have fallen down, and now lie on each side of the road, and several more appear ready to follow their example.

placename:- Great Inin
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old print:- 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.
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Print, engraving, outline view, Mountains seen from Applethwaite near Keswick, drawn by L Aspland, engraved by W Banks, Edinburgh, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855.
Folded in opposite p.93 in A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau.
The view is captioned, numbers refering to mountains in the image - 1 Wallow Crag, 2 Falcon Crag, 3 Shepherd's Crag / Lowdore below, 4 Glaramara, 5 Brund, 6 Castle Crag, 7 Great End, 8 Scawfell Pike, 9 Catbell, 10, High Stile, 11 Red Pike, 12 Grasmoor, 13 Causey Pike, 14 Melbreak, 15 Grisdale Pike.
printed at top:-
MOUNTAINS SEEN FROM APPLETHWAITE NEAR KESWICK.
printed at bottom left, right:-
L Aspland Delt. / W Banks Sc Edinr.

placename:- Shepherd's Crag
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late

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