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High Snab Bank, Above Derwent
High Snab Bank
locality:-   Newlands
civil parish:-   Above Derwent (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   hill
coordinates:-   NY217186
1Km square:-   NY2118
10Km square:-   NY21

BMR78.jpg (taken 22.9.2006)  
BJQ03.jpg  The NW end of High Snab Bank with Robinson behind.
(taken 10.6.2005)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 69 4) 
placename:-  High Snab Bank
placename:-  Snab Bank, High
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 descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821) 
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 WS21P132, button  goto source
Page 132:-  "... At the upper end of the cultivated part of the vale [Newlands Valley], a green pyramidal hill, divided into waving inclosures, looks down the vale upon Keswick, &c."

BOK51.jpg (taken 19.1.2008)  

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