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place:- stepping stones, Rosthwaite
site name:- Stonethwaite Beck
locality:- Rosthwaite
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
stepping stones
coordinates:- NY259148
10Km square:- NY21

1Km square NY2514

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 77:-
[coming from Watendlath] ... beneath lies Rosthwaite, with the brattling stream behind, which must be crossed by stepping-stones to reach the little inn. ...
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

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