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placename:- Parton Harbour
locality:- Parton
site name:- Parton Bay
parish Parton parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NX978208
10Km square:- NX92

1Km square NX9720

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.
Pages 23-24:-
... ...
PARTON Harbour.
Parton is a small dry Harbour, a mile and a half northward of Whitehaven, and is capable of small vessels only. There are thirteen feet of water in it at high-water with spring-tide, and seven or eight with neap-tide.

placename:- Parton Harbour
date:- 1776
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

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