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ford, Killington
site name:-   Lune, River
site name:-   road, through Killington
locality:-   Head of Blea Wheel
locality:-   Stangerthwaite
civil parish:-   Killington (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Sedbergh (formerly Yorkshire)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   ford
coordinates:-   SD62288976
1Km square:-   SD6289
10Km square:-   SD68

BXT67.jpg  Looking straight across, from N side.
(taken 21.12.2012)  
Although it rained heavily on the 20th and the river had been up, it was down again. It doesn't look inviting, unless you have a horse.

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 39 16) 
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:- Cary 1789 (edn 1805) 
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Westmoreland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Cary, London, 1789; edition 1805.
road across a stream; bridge over the Lune; which it isn't 
item:-  JandMN : 129
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BXT66.jpg  Running from left to right across the Lune; from N side.
(taken 21.12.2012)  
BXT72.jpg  From S side.
(taken 21.12.2012)  

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