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Howgate, St John's Castlerigg etc
locality:-   St John's in the Vale
civil parish:-   St John's Castlerigg and Wythburn (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   building/s (ruin) 
coordinates:-   NY31242274
1Km square:-   NY3122
10Km square:-   NY32

BYI64.jpg (taken 21.5.2013)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 64 8) 
placename:-  Howgate
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:-  Howgate
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.
block or blocks, labelled in lowercase; a hamlet or just a house 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
Image © Carlisle Library

evidence:-   old print:- Fielding and Walton 1821 (plate 39) 
source data:-   Print, coloured aquatint, Cottages in St John's Vale, Cumberland, drawn by Theodore H A Fielding, published by R Ackermann, 101 Strand, London, 1821.
image  click to enlarge
The stepping stones crossed the St John's Beck to Howgate. 
Tipped in opposite p.257 in A Picturesque Tour of the English Lakes. 
item:-  Dove Cottage : 1993.R566.39
Image © see bottom of page

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