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Botcherby Bridge, Botcherby
Botcherby Bridge
site name:-   Petteril, River
locality:-   Botcherby
civil parish:-   Carlisle (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   bridge
coordinates:-   NY41755591
1Km square:-   NY4155
10Km square:-   NY45

BZN14.jpg (taken 20.10.2013)  
BZN15.jpg  Plaque.
(taken 20.10.2013)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 23 4) 
placename:-  Botcherby Bridge
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:-   probably old map:- Mercator 1595 (edn?) 
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, Northumbria, Cumberlandia, et Dunelmensis Episcopatus, ie Northumberland, Cumberland and Durham etc, scale about 6.5 miles to 1 inch, by Gerard Mercator, Duisberg, Germany, about 1595.
double across a stream; bridge, over the Petteril at Carlisle 
item:-  JandMN : 169
Image © see bottom of page

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.
double line the Petterill 
item:-  Armitt Library : 2008.14.10
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   old map:- Donald 1774 (Cmd) 
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.
double line across the Petteril, W of Botcherby; a bridge 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
Image © Carlisle Library

evidence:-   old map:- Bell 1892
placename:-  Botcherby Bridge
source data:-   Map, colour lithograph, Road Map of Cumberland, by George Joseph Bell, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, printed by Charles Thurnam and Sons, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1892.
bridge symbol 
Road map of Cumberland showing County Bridges 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 38
Image © Carlisle Library

BZN16.jpg  View of river.
(taken 20.10.2013)  

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