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Mort Bank, Morecambe Bay
Mort Bank
locality:-   Morecambe Bay
civil parish:-   Aldingham (formerly Lancashire)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   sands
coordinates:-   SD285645 (about, etc) 
1Km square:-   SD2864
10Km square:-   SD36

evidence:-   HO chart:- Hydrographic Office 1850s onwards
placename:-  Mort Bank
source data:-   Chart, uncoloured engraving, England West Coast sheet XI, Fleetwood to the Firth of Solway, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, by H Denham and G Williams, 1846, engraved by J and C Walker, published by the Hydrographic Office, 1850 corrected to 1863
image  click to enlarge
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 93
Image © Carlisle Library

evidence:-   old text:- Admiralty 1933
placename:-  Mort Bank
source data:-   image AY01p375, button  goto source
Page 375:-  "..."
"Ulverston channel. - Ulverston channel is a tortuous and shifting channel, formed by the outfall of the River Leven, passing westward of Bardsea bank, Cartmel Wharf, and Furness bank, and eastward of Mort bank and flat, which extends off the northern shore of Morecambe bay."

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