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Grayrigg Hause, Grayrigg
Grayrigg Hause
site name:-   road, Kendal to Tebay
civil parish:-   Grayrigg (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   locality
1Km square:-   SD5797 (?) 
10Km square:-   SD59

evidence:-   old text:- Gents Mag
item:-  rebellion, 17451745 Rebellion
source data:-   Magazine, The Gentleman's Magazine or Monthly Intelligencer or Historical Chronicle, published by Edward Cave under the pseudonym Sylvanus Urban, and by other publishers, London, monthly from 1731 to 1922.
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Gentleman's Magazine 1745 p.625  "... ..."
"... that from their [rebels, 1745] first entering England, till they came to Derby, they seem's resolv'd upon marching directly to London; but that at Derby, having heard how the D. of Cumberland's army was posted, a council of war was call'd, in which it was resolv'd to return by Carlisle into Scotland; ..."
"Appleby, Dec. 14. In obedience to a letter sent to the deputy-lieutenants of Westmorland and Cumberland, by his R.H. the D. of Cumberland, requiring them, by all means, to retard and obstruct the march of the rebels thro' thos two counties, a resolution had just been taken to raise part of the county to demolish Wastal bridge, to make the road from Kendal to Shap impassable for the artillery of the rebels, or any wheel-carriages; and for the same reason to break up the road down Graridge Hawse; whereby it is hoped their march may be so far retarded, as to give time to his R.H.'s army to come up with them, before they can get clear of these counties. ..."

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