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Arnside Knott, Arnside
Arnside Knott
locality:-   Arnside Fell
civil parish:-   Arnside (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   hill
coordinates:-   SD45587742 (etc) 
1Km square:-   SD4577
10Km square:-   SD47
altitude:-   522 feet
altitude:-   159m

BLL94.jpg (taken 16.12.2005)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 46 10) 
placename:-  Arnside Knott
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:-   descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821) 
placename:-  Arnside Knot
item:-  limestoneshillow
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 WS21P101, button  goto source
Page 101, footnote:-  "..."
"The greatest quantity of limestone hills contained in this tour lie within the district bounded by Kendal, Witherslack, Kellet, and Hutton roof. And the most beautiful of them, as seen at a distance, are Farlton and Arnside knots, Witherslack-scar, and Warton-crag. The two first have their highest parts, which are neatly rounded, covered in a great measure with small fragments of limestone (called shillow) which gives them at all times an uncommon and beautiful appearance. But at the latter end of the year, when the foliage of the copses on their sides, and the grass which is interspersed along their glades near their tops, have gained an olive hue, no objects of the kind can appear more elegantly coloured. ..."

person:-    : National Trust

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