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place:- Waterhead Pier
site name:- Windermere lake
locality:- Waterhead
locality:- Ambleside
parish Lakes parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
pier
coordinates:- NY375034
10Km square:- NY30

1Km square NY3703

Windermere Lake Cruises operate 'steamers' from piers at Waterhead.
photograph

pier, Waterhead -- Windermere lake -- Waterhead -- Ambleside -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Pier No.1. -- NY37650314 (at) -- 15.2.2008
photograph

pier, Waterhead -- Windermere lake -- Waterhead -- Ambleside -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- NY37650314 (at) -- 15.2.2008

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, pier and lake Windermere at Waterhead, Ambleside, by Herbert Bell, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s?
internegative at lower right:-
H Bell
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, black and white, Waterhead, Ambleside, by Herbert Bell, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
The steamer Teal is at the pier.
internegative at lower right:-
H. Bell.
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

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.
Page 19:-
...
... The steamer sweeps round to the pier at Waterhead, where there is a cluster of dwellings, the most imposing of which is the large grey stone house called Wanlas How, the property of Alexander C. Brenchley, Esq. Omnibuses are in waiting here, from Ambleside and Grasmere,-
Page 20:-
the one, distant one mile; and the other, between four and five. ...
There are plenty of boats to be had at Waterhead and Bowness, and watermen who are practised and skilful.
person:- waterman
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

old print:- Pyne 1853

Set of prints, The English Lake District, or Lake Scenery of England, scenes painted by James Barker Pyne, lithographed by W Gauci, published by Thomas Agnew and Sons, Manchester, 1853; published 1853-70.
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Windermere Water Head
Drawn by James Barker Pyne, 1848-1853, lithographed by T Picken, 1859.

placename:- Windermere Water Head
date:- 1848=1853
period:- 19th century, early; 19th century, late; 1840s; 1850s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large pier, Waterhead -- Windermere lake -- Waterhead -- Ambleside -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Miss Cumbria IV leaving pier no.1. -- NY37650314 (at) -- 15.2.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large pier, Waterhead -- Windermere lake -- Waterhead -- Ambleside -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Pier No.2 -- 15.2.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large pier, Waterhead -- Windermere lake -- Waterhead -- Ambleside -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Map showing cruise routes on Windermere. -- NY37650314 (at) -- 15.2.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large pier, Waterhead -- Windermere lake -- Waterhead -- Ambleside -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Map and timetable at pier no.1. -- NY37650314 (at) -- 15.2.2008

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