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corpse road, Wasdale to Boot
locality:-   Eskdale Moor
civil parish:-   Eskdale (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   corpse road
locality type:-   track
coordinates:-   NY18460332 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY1803
10Km square:-   NY10

There was a corpse road over the moor from Wasdale to Boot and St Catherine's Church. One packhorse carrying the coffin of Thomas Porter, bolted into the mist with the coffin on its back.

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