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placename:- Cat Crag
locality:- Low Crag
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
rocks
coordinates:- NY269195
10Km square:- NY21
References Clarke 1787

1Km square NY2619

old text:- Clarke 1787

Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787 and 1789; and Plans of the Lakes ... 1793.
Page 73:-
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... We next pass the wooded rocks, Catt-Gill and Catt-Cragg; so names I suppose from the wild cats which inhabit there; ...

placename:- Catt Cragg
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

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