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placename:- Newton Knott
parish Muncaster parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
hill
coordinates:- SD094953
10Km square:- SD09

1Km square SD0995

old text:- Mackenzie 1776

Charts, and sailing directions, Nautical Descriptions of the West Coast of Great Britain, Bristol Channel to Cape Wrath, by Murdoch Mackenzie, published London, 1776.
Page 19:-
To sail into Ravinglas Harbour; ... anchor half a cable's-length from the W. end of the town, or off the perch, in the meeting of the three rivers. When the buoy in the entry bears E. it is also in a line with the S. shoulder of Newton-knot Hill, which is a small hill, half a mile S. of Ravinglas, on which some corn fields and furz-bushes may be seen.

placename:- Newton Knot Hill
sea mark
date:- 1776
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

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