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placename:- Stonethwaite Bridge
site name:- Stonethwaite Beck
locality:- Stonethwaite
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
footbridge; bridge
coordinates:- NY26331383
10Km square:- NY21

1Km square NY2613

photograph

Stonethwaite Bridge -- Stonethwaite Beck -- Stonethwaite -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- 5.10.2007

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 70 14)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

placename:- Stonethwaite Bridge
bridge
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

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 68:-
...
... Stonethwaite Bridge. This makes a picturesque subject, the village composing the middle ground, and the Hay Stacks the distance; ...

placename:- Stonethwaite Bridge
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old print:- Green 1809

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Print, Stonethwaite Bridge, Borrowdale, Cumberland, drawn and engraved by William Green, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1809.
A single span stone bridge spans a shallow rocky stream either bank of which is fringed with trees. Fells rise beyond.
printed at bottom centre:-
STONETHWAITE BRIDGE. Published Ambleside. Augst 1st 1809 by W. Green.

placename:- Stonethwaite Bridge
date:- 1809
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Green 1809

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Print, soft ground etching, Stonethwaite Bridge, Borrowdale, Cumberland, by William Green, published by William Green, Ambleside, Westmorland, and Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, Paternoster Row, London, 1809.
Plate 43 in Seventy Eight Studies from Nature.
printed in introductory pages to set of prints:-
Number 43. The remote mountain in this view is Eagle Crag, ... The river spanned by Stonethwaite Bridge, is that branch of the Derwent which runs from the summit of the Stake; the division of Langdale and Borrowdale, and of Westmorland and Cumberland.
printed at bottom:-
STONETHWAITE BRIDGE. / Published Ambleside, Augst. 1st. 1809, by W. Green.

placename:- Stonethwaite Bridge
date:- 1809
period:- 19th century, early

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