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placename:- Water Head
site name:- Coniston Water
parish Coniston parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
locality
coordinates:- SD3198
10Km square:- SD39

1Km square SD3198

old map:- Ford 1839 map

Map of the Lake District, published in A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, 1839.
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Waterhead

placename:- Waterhead
county:- Lancashire
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 164:-
... a large block near Skelwith Bridge on the road to Grasmere - one near Coniston Waterhead, and another near Gosforth, as well as many others of smaller dimensions - are far more interesting to the geologist; yielding sufficient scope for conjecture as to the place of their origin, and the mode of their removal.

placename:- Coniston Waterhead
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:- Waterhead

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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Water Head
locality

placename:- Water Head
county:- Lancashire
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Con)

Series of maps, An Accurate Map of the Matchless Lake of Derwent, of the Grand Lake of Windermere, of the Beautiful Lake of Ullswater, of Broadwater or Bassenthwaite Lake, of Coniston Lake, of Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater Lakes, and Pocklington's Island, by Peter Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1783 to 1794.
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date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

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Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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