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Skelsmergh Fell, Skelsmergh
Skelsmergh Fell
civil parish:-   Skelsmergh (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Whitwell and Selside (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   hill
locality type:-   fell
1Km square:-   SD5396 (?) 
10Km square:-   SD59

evidence:-   old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 38) 
placename:-  Skeesmore Fell
source data:-   Road strip map, hand coloured engraving, continuation of the Road from London to Carlisle, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675.
In mile 261, Westmorland. 
Road skirts a hill:-  "Skeesmore fell"
item:-  JandMN : 21
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evidence:-   old map:- Bowen 1720 (plate 94) 
placename:-  Skelsmore Fell
source data:-   Strip maps, uncoloured engravings, road maps, The Road from London to Carlisle, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, with sections in Lancashire and Westmorland, published by Emanuel Bowen, St Katherines, London, 1720.
At mile 261. 
item:-  Dove Cottage : 2007.38.100
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