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Angle Tarn, Martindale
runs into:-    Angletarn Beck

Angle Tarn
civil parish:-   Martindale (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   tarn
coordinates:-   NY41701435 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY4114
10Km square:-   NY41
altitude:-   1576 feet
altitude:-   480m

BNO73.jpg (taken 18.4.2007)  
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BNO72.jpg (taken 18.4.2007)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 12 16) 
placename:-  Angle Tarn
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:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) 
placename:-  Angle Tarn
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.
"Angle Tarn"
outline with form lines; lake or tarn 
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
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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.
outline with shore form lines; lake or tarn 
item:-  JandMN : 129
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evidence:-   old map:- Laurie and Whittle 1806
placename:-  Angle Tarn
source data:-   Road map, Completion of the Roads to the Lakes, scale about 10 miles to 1 inch, by Nathaniel Coltman? 1806, published by Robert H Laurie, 53 Fleet Street, London, 1834.
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"Angle Tarn"
item:-  private collection : 18.18
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evidence:-   old map:- Otley 1818
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, The District of the Lakes, Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, 1818, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Scotland, published by Jonathan Otley, Keswick, Cumberland, et al, 1833.
item:-  JandMN : 48.1
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evidence:-   descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834) 
source data:-   Guide book, A Concise Description of the English Lakes, the mountains in their vicinity, and the roads by which they may be visited, with remarks on the mineralogy and geology of the district, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823; published 1823-49, latterly as the Descriptive Guide to the English Lakes.
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Page 34:-  "... Angle Tarn, lying north of the last [Hayeswater], upon the mountain separating Patterdale from Martindale, is one of the smaller class; but of a curious shape, having two rocky islets and a small broken peninsula. Its stream in a quick descent, reaches the vale about half a mile further down. ..."
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Page 35:-  "... All these tarns afford good diversion for the angler; ... those [trout] of Angle tarn are by some considered of superior flavour; ..."

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
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evidence:-   old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H
placename:-  Angle Tarn
source data:-   Map of the English Lakes, in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
"Angle Tarn"
outline with shore form lines, lake or tarn 
item:-  JandMN : 82.1
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evidence:-   old print:- MacBride 1922
placename:-  Angle Tarn
item:-  fell ponypony
source data:-   Print, colour, Wild Mountain Ponies, Angle Tarn, Patterdale, by Alfred Heaton Cooper, published by Adam and Charles Black, 4-6 Soho Square, London, 2nd edn 1928.
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Tipped in opposite p.145 in Wild Lakeland by MacKenzie MacBride. 
signed at lower left:-  "A. HEATON COOPER"
item:-  JandMN : 195.24
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BTS80.jpg (taken 20.10.2010)  

Skeletons of red deer were found in this tarn after the sever winter of 1895.

Baron 1925

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