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Berrier, Mungrisdale
civil parish:-   Mungrisdale (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   locality
locality type:-   buildings
coordinates:-   NY39972964 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY3929
10Km square:-   NY32

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 57 8) 
placename:-  Berrier
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

evidence:-   old map:- Donald 1774 (Cmd) 
placename:-  Berriar
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, 3x2 sheets, The County of Cumberland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by Thomas Donald, engraved and published by Joseph Hodskinson, 29 Arundel Street, Strand, London, 1774.
block or blocks, labelled in lowercase; a hamlet or just a house 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
Image © Carlisle Library

evidence:-   old map:- Otley 1818
placename:-  Berrier
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, The District of the Lakes, Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, 1818, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Scotland, published by Jonathan Otley, Keswick, Cumberland, et al, 1833.
item:-  JandMN : 48.1
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834) 
item:-  geology
source data:-   Guide book, A Concise Description of the English Lakes, the mountains in their vicinity, and the roads by which they may be visited, with remarks on the mineralogy and geology of the district, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823; published 1823-49, latterly as the Descriptive Guide to the English Lakes.
image OT01P156, button  goto source
Page 156:-  "... A curious mixed rock of basaltic appearance is found near Berrier; it skirts the north side of Caldbeck Fells, forms the hill called Binsey, and may be seen on the north side of the Derwent near to Cockermouth."
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Page 161:-  "A superincumbent bed of limestone, by some called the mountain, by others the upper transition limestone, mantles round these mountains, in a position unconformable to the strata of the slaty and other rocks upon which it reposes. It bassets out near ... Hesket, Berrier, Dacre, ..."

It is said that Berrier has 9 months of winter and 3 months of cold weather.

NY39862974 Bells House (Mungrisdale)
NY40992920 Berrier End (Mungrisdale)
NY39752985 Berrier Head Farm (Mungrisdale)
NY40152956 Cape Farm (Mungrisdale)
NY40072955 Croft House (Mungrisdale)
NY39882970 Eycott Farm (Mungrisdale) L
NY40882938 limekiln, Berrier (Mungrisdale)
NY40162947 limekiln, Berrier (2) (Mungrisdale)
NY40332916 Nobles Farm (Mungrisdale)
NY40302927 Palmer House (Mungrisdale)
NY39552994 Berrier School (Mungrisdale) gone
NY40692896  (Mungrisdale)
NY39852972 water trough, Berrier (Mungrisdale)
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