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road, Garnett Bridge to Sadgill
Garnett Bridge to Sadgill
Sadgill to Garnett Bridge
civil parish:-   Whitwell and Selside (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Longsleddale (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Westmorland
locality type:-   road route
10Km square:-   SD59
10Km square:-   NY50
10Km square:-   NY40
SummaryText:-   Road from Garnett Bridge to Sadgill; single track road with passing places.

BSF04.jpg  Roadsigns at Garnett Bridge.
(taken 26.2.2010)  
The rain makes these signs green. We once met two valley wives scrubbing the signs clean when a lot of visitors were expected.

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 27 6) 
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.
OS County Series (Wmd 27 7) 
OS County Series (Wmd 27 11) 
OS County Series (Wmd 27 15) 
OS County Series (Wmd 27 16) 
OS County Series (Wmd 33 4) 
Spot heights and bench marks are shown along the road. 

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, with mile numbers 
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Images © National Library of Scotland

evidence:-   descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821) 
source data:-   Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
image WS21P166, button  goto source
Page 166:-  "... The road along the vale is tolerable, and joins the great road at Watch-gate, about four miles from Kendal."

evidence:-   descriptive text:- Rose 1832-35
source data:-   Set of prints, 3 volumes, Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated; from drawings by Thomas Allom, George Pickering, and H Gastineau, described by Thomas Rose, published by H Fisher, R Fisher, and P Jackson, Newgate Street, London, 1832-35.
Descriptive text with the plate of Long Sleddale Slate Quarry, includes:-  "... This vale [Long Sleddale] is intersected by the Sprint rivulet, which runs parallel with the road by which tourists from Kendal approach the sublime mountain scenery around Hawes Water. ..."

evidence:-   old map:- Ford 1839 map
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Map of the Lake District of Cumberland, Westmoreland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by Charles Thurnam, Carlisle, and by R Groombridge, 5 Paternoster Row, London, 3rd edn 1843.
item:-  JandMN : 100.1
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   old map:- OS 1881-82 New Series (outline edition) 
source data:-   Map, engraving, area north of Kendal, Westmorland, New Series one inch map, outline edition, sheet 39, scale 1 inch to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, 1881-82.
item:-  JandMN : 61
Image © see bottom of page

 walk 1, Sadgill to St Mary's Church: 7.6.2007

 walk 2, St Mary's Church to Sadgill, 9.2.2008

 walk 3, St Mary's Church to Katebarrow, 9.4.2008

 walk 4, Katebarrow to St Mary's Church, 26.5.2008

 flowers (Katebarrow - St Mary's Church) 2008 - 2011

 species (Dale End - Murthwaite) 2004

 species (Yewbarrow - St Mary's Church) 2004

JandMN : 402
BXO44.jpg  Rock, hand specimen of a sedimentary mudstone from a wall by the road from Garnett Bridge to Sadgill, Longsleddale, Westmorland, about NY50090290, 13 October 2012.
Silurian, Ludlow; Kendal group, Bannisdale Formation.
(taken 13.10.2012)  

BNJ98.jpg  Junction at Garnett Bridge.
(taken 19.3.2007)  
BNK06.jpg  Junction at Stockdale Bridge.
(taken 19.3.2007)  
BNK07.jpg  Road end at Sadgill.
(taken 19.3.2007)  

BJR20.jpg  Hedge Trimmimg.
(taken 3.8.2005)  

MN photo:-  
Sometimes we have heavy rain, and there are unexpected streams.

BPU08.jpg  Leaking hedge! just below Dale End.
(taken 24.10.2008)  

MN photo:-  
There are 3 types of drainage; drains, culverts, and 'holes'.
Culverts are water channels piped under the road, best found by listening.
Most of the 78 drain covers are from ironfoundries outside Westmorland and Cumberland. Two have been found with local interest, both cast in Kendal:-

BSN87.jpg  cast iron:-
"GILKES KENDAL ..." (taken 16.4.2010)  
BVK70.jpg  cast iron:-
"H DAY CAST[LE] / FOUNDRY KENDAL" (taken 30.9.2011)  

MN photo:-  
Sometimes it snows. There is excellent snow clearance in the valley.

BTU99.jpg (taken 5.12.2010)  
BTV08.jpg (taken 5.12.2010)  
BTV09.jpg (taken 5.12.2010)  

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