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Bannisdale, Fawcett Forest
civil parish:-   Fawcett Forest (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Whitwell and Selside (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   valley
coordinates:-   NY51970321 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY5103
10Km square:-   NY50
10Km square:-   NY51

BXS76.jpg (taken 29.11.2012)  
BNK03.jpg (taken 19.3.2007)  

evidence:-   old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 38) 
placename:-  Banesdale Horse
source data:-   Road strip map, hand coloured engraving, continuation of the Road from London to Carlisle, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675.
In mile 263, Westmorland. 
Road ascend a hill to:-  "Banesdale horse"
item:-  JandMN : 21
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evidence:-   old map:- Morden 1695 (Wmd) 
placename:-  Bawsdale Horse
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, published by Abel Swale, the Unicorn, St Paul's Churchyard, Awnsham, and John Churchill, the Black Swan, Paternoster Row, London, 1695.
"Ba[w]sdale Horse"
No symbol, perhaps a valley or pass. 
item:-  JandMN : 24
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evidence:-   old map:- Bowen 1720 (plate 94) 
placename:-  Bannisdale Horse
source data:-   Strip maps, uncoloured engravings, road maps, The Road from London to Carlisle, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, with sections in Lancashire and Westmorland, published by Emanuel Bowen, St Katherines, London, 1720.
At mile 263. 
item:-  Dove Cottage : 2007.38.100
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This is the Marrisdale of Mrs Humphrey Ward's story 'Robert Elsemere'.

Ward, Humphrey, Mrs:: Robert Elsmere

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