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corpse road, Ambleside to Grasmere
Ambleside to Grasmere
locality:-   Ambleside
locality:-   Rydal
locality:-   Grasmere
civil parish:-   Lakes (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   corpse road
locality type:-   track
10Km square:-   NY30

BYX11.jpg  Near Rydal,
(taken 30.7.2013)  
BYX12.jpg  Near Rydal,
(taken 30.7.2013)  

evidence:-   old text:- Wordsworth 1810
source data:-   Guide book, A Description of the Scenery of the Lakes, later A Guide through the District of The Lakes, by William Wordsworth, 1810-35.
image WW01pr12, button  goto source
page xii  "... A foot road passing behind Rydal Mount and under Nab Scar to Grasmere, is very favourable to views of the Lake and the Vale, looking back towards Ambleside. ..."

evidence:-   old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s
source data:-   Photograph, black and white, corpse road from Ambleside to Grasmere, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
image  click to enlarge
stamped on reverse:-  "HERBERT BELL / Photographer / AMBLESIDE"
item:-  Armitt Library : ALPS357
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