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King George IV, Eskdale Green
King George IV
King of Prussia
Tatty Garth
locality:-   Eskdale Green
civil parish:-   Eskdale (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   inn
coordinates:-   SD14889981
1Km square:-   SD1499
10Km square:-   SD19

BLZ12.jpg  Innsign; George IV
(taken 24.4.2006)  
BLZ11.jpg (taken 24.4.2006)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 79 13) 
placename:-  Moorwood
placename:-  King of Prussia
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.
"Moorwood (King of Prussia) (P.H.)"

evidence:-   descriptive text:- 
placename:-  King of Prussia
source data:-   Parker, C A: 1904 "There must be something very attractive about the 'King of Prussia', for every neighbouring parish has a road leading directly from it to that well known inn."

evidence:-   old strip map:- Rumney 1899
placename:-  King of Prussia Inn
source data:-   Road map, strip map and itinerary for Route XIX, Seascale to Eskdale, Cumberland, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, by A W Rumney, published by George Philip and Son, 32 Fleet Street, London, and Liverpool, 1899.
image  click to enlarge
On p.80 of the Cyclist's Guide to the English Lake District, by A W Rumney. 
printed at top:-  "Route XIX."
item:-  JandMN : 147.31
Image © see bottom of page

BLZ13.jpg (taken 24.4.2006)  

BLZ05.jpg  King of Prussia
 Courtesy of the King George IV, Eskdale Green.
BLZ06.jpg  Hunt meet outside the King of Prussia.
(taken 24.4.2006)  Courtesy of the King George IV, Eskdale Green.

The last change of name, abandoning the King of Prussia in favour of George IV, was made in 1914 at the start of World War I.

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