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Causeway Foot, St John's Castlerigg etc
Causeway Foot
Causeway Foot Farm
civil parish:-   St John's Castlerigg and Wythburn (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   buildings
coordinates:-   NY29332181
1Km square:-   NY2921
10Km square:-   NY22

BMR37.jpg (taken 19.9.2006)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 64 11) 
placename:-  Causeway Foot
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:-  Causeway Foot
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.
"Causeway Foot"
block or blocks, labelled in lowercase; a hamlet or just a house 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
Image © Carlisle Library

evidence:-   descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821) 
placename:-  Causeway Foot
source data:-   Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
image WS21P210, button  goto source
Addendum; Mr Gray's Journal, 1769 
Page 210:-  "..."
"Oct. 8. I left Keswick, and took the Ambleside road, ... good country road, through sound but narrow and stony ones, very safe in broad day light. This is the case about Causeway foot and among Naddle-fells, to Langthwaite."

evidence:-   old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Ambleside to Keswick) 
placename:-  Cawsey Foot
source data:-   Map, A Map of the Roads Lakes etc between Keswick and Ambleside, scale about 2.5 ins to 1 mile, by James Clarke, engraved by S J Neele, 352 Strand, published by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland and in London etc, 1787.
"Cawsey foot"
item:-  private collection : 10.9
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   old map:- Laurie and Whittle 1806
placename:-  Causeway Foot
source data:-   Road map, Completion of the Roads to the Lakes, scale about 10 miles to 1 inch, by Nathaniel Coltman? 1806, published by Robert H Laurie, 53 Fleet Street, London, 1834.
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"Causeway Foot 291½"
village or other place; distance from London 
item:-  private collection : 18.18
Image © see bottom of page

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