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Rake How, St John's Castlerigg etc
Rake How
locality:-   St John's in the Vale
civil parish:-   St John's Castlerigg and Wythburn (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   buildings
coordinates:-   NY31232216
1Km square:-   NY3122
10Km square:-   NY32

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 64 8) 
placename:-  Rake How
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:-   possibly old map:- Donald 1774 (Cmd) 
placename:-  Royal Hill
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, 3x2 sheets, The County of Cumberland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by Thomas Donald, engraved and published by Joseph Hodskinson, 29 Arundel Street, Strand, London, 1774.
"Royal Hill"
block or blocks, labelled in lowercase; a hamlet or just a house 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
Image © Carlisle Library

evidence:-   old painting:- Green 1790s-1820s (?) 
source data:-   Painting, watercolour, Rake How near Thirlmere, St John's Castlerigg and Wythburn, Cumberland, attributed to William Green, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1800s-20s?
image  click to enlarge

courtesy of Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal
item:-  Abbot Hall : SO32.94
Image © see bottom of page

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