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Port Carlisle
Knox Cross
Fisher's Cross
locality:-   Hadrian's Wall
civil parish:-   Bowness (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   locality
locality type:-   buildings
coordinates:-   NY24066218 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY2462
10Km square:-   NY26

BYW96.jpg  Not much left of the port ...
(taken 27.7.2103)  
Click to enlarge
BUH82.jpg  Remains of the jetty.
(taken 3.4.2011)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 15 5) 
placename:-  Port Carlisle
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:-  Fisher Cross
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.
"Fisher Cross"
no symbol 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
Image © Carlisle Library

evidence:-   old map:- Ford 1839 map
placename:-  Port Carlisle
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Map of the Lake District of Cumberland, Westmoreland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by Charles Thurnam, Carlisle, and by R Groombridge, 5 Paternoster Row, London, 3rd edn 1843.
"Port Carlisle"
item:-  JandMN : 100.1
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H
placename:-  Port Carlisle
source data:-   Map of the English Lakes, in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
"Port Carlisle"
blocks, settlement 
item:-  JandMN : 82.1
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   old directory:- Jollie 1811
item:-  shipping
source data:-   Guide book, Jollie's Cumberland Guide and Directory, bound with Jollie's Sketch of Cumberland Manners and Customs, published by Francis Jollie and Sons, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1811.
item:-  Armitt Library : A214
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   old map:- Post Office 1850s-1900s
placename:-  Port Carlisle
source data:-   Post road maps, General Post Office Circulation Map for England and Wales, for the General Post Office, London, 1850s-1900s.
image  click to enlarge
"Port Carlisle"
map date 1909 

images courtesy of the British Postal Museum and Hampshire CC Museums

evidence:-   old print:- 
source data:-   Print, The Old Dock, Port Carlisle, Bowness, Cumberland, by J E Rowe, 1900s-10s.
image  click to enlarge
inscribed at bottom right:-  "J E Rowe"
item:-  Tullie House Museum : 2004.204
Image © Tullie House Museum

BMB12.jpg (taken 5.5.2006)  

NY24126212 canal lock, Port Carlisle (Bowness) L
NY24186196 Solway Methodist Church (Bowness)
NY24086212 Eden View (Bowness) L
NY24006228 Port Carlisle Engine Shed (Bowness)
NY24106229 Fisher's Cross (Bowness)
NY24036219 Habberley Cottage (Bowness) L
NY23966228 Hesket House (Bowness) L
NY24076214 Hollies, The (Bowness)
NY24026220 Hope and Anchor (Bowness)
NY24546214 Kirkland Scar (Bowness)
NY23996225 Marine Cottage (Bowness) L
NY23896234 Old Binnacle (Bowness)
NY24066224 Port Carlisle Bowling Club (Bowness)
NY24036224 Port Carlisle Station (Bowness)
NY24116208 Post Office (Bowness) L
NY24056216 Solway House (Bowness) L
NY24146224 canal lock, Port Carlisle (2) (Bowness) L
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