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stepping stones, Howgate
site name:-   St John's Beck
site name:-   Howgate
locality:-   St John's in the Vale
civil parish:-   St John's Castlerigg and Wythburn (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   stepping stones
coordinates:-   NY31212276
1Km square:-   NY3122
10Km square:-   NY32

BYI61.jpg (taken 21.5.2013)  
BYI62.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.
"Stepping Stones"
Just by Howgate. 

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.
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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
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BYI63.jpg (taken 21.5.2013)  

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