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Black Beck (10)
runs into:-    Windermere lake

Black Beck
civil parish:-   Cartmel Fell (formerly Lancashire)
civil parish:-   Windermere (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   river
locality type:-   boundary
locality type:-   parish boundary
locality type:-   county boundary
coordinates:-   SD39219344
1Km square:-   SD3993
10Km square:-   SD39
old boundary
locality:-   Westmorland boundary
locality:-   Lancashire boundary

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 37 3) 
placename:-  Black Beck
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:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, A New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland Divided into their Respective Wards, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin et al, published by T Bowles, Robert Sayer, and John Bowles, London, 1760.
wiggly line, into Windermere, at county boundary Westmorland Lancashire 
item:-  Armitt Library : 2008.14.10
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evidence:-   old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Win/Ble) 
placename:-  Black Beck
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, An Accurate Map of the Grand Lake of Windermere, scale about 2 inches to 1 mile, by Peter Crosthwaite, Keswick, Cumberland, 1783, version published 1819.
"Black beck"
stream, county boundary  "Westmorland / Lancashire"
labelled either side 
item:-  Armitt Library : 2008.14.102
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evidence:-   old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Windermere S) 
placename:-  Black Beck
source data:-   Map, A Map of the Southern Part of the Lake Winandermere and its Environs, scale about 6.5 ins to 1 mile, by James Clarke, engraved by Samuel John Neele, 352 Strand, published by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland and in London etc, 1787.
"BLACK BECK divides the Counties"
item:-  private collection : 10.11
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SD39409333 Black Beck Bridge bridge 
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