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placename:- Great Bank Farm
locality:- Keswick
parish Underskiddaw parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY27252406
10Km square:- NY22

1Km square NY2724

source:- Martineau 1855 -- possibly 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 102:-
...
Whenever he passes that bit of road to Keswick, he will be more and more struck with the advantages of the situation of the mansion on Greta Bank, with its airy position, its walks through the woods, with the Greta dashing below; and afar, the uninterrupted view of the whole of Derwentwater basin and surrounding mountains. The tenth commandment is, we imagine, oftener broken there than in most places.
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

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