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Oxenthwaite Bridge, Stainmore
Oxenthwaite Bridge
site name:-   Belah, River
locality:-   Oxenthwaite
civil parish:-   Stainmore (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Kaber (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   bridge
coordinates:-   NY82401197
1Km square:-   NY8211
10Km square:-   NY81

BSP95.jpg (taken 30.4.2010)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 24 5) 
placename:-  Oxenthwaite Bridge
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.
"Oxenthwaite Bridge"

evidence:-   probably old map:- Saxton 1579
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, Westmorlandiae et Cumberlandiae Comitatus ie Westmorland and Cumberland, scale about 5 miles to 1 inch, by Christopher Saxton, London, engraved by Augustinus Ryther, 1576, published 1579-1645.
item:-  private collection : 2
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) 
source data:-   Map, 4 sheets, The County of Westmoreland, scale 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed 1768, and engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
double line, road, across a stream; bridge 
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Image © National Library of Scotland

BSP97.jpg  View of river.
(taken 30.4.2010)  
BSP96.jpg  View of river.
(taken 30.4.2010)  

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