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placename:- How, The
locality:- Rosthwaite
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY257146
10Km square:- NY21

1Km square NY2514

source:- Martineau 1855 -- probably relevant

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 77:-
... Before turning his face lakewards, the traveller must go forward a few yards from Simpson's inn, to where he will see a narrow entrance and steps in the right-hand fence. He must go in there, and mount that little hill, called Castlehill, whence the truest and best total view of Borrowdale is obtained; for the station is nearly central.

placename:- Castlehill
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

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