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placename:- Blea Tarn
parish Eskdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY165010
10Km square:- NY10

1Km square NY1601


Blea Tarn -- Eskdale -- Cumbria / -- 27.4.2013

Blea Tarn -- Eskdale -- Cumbria / -- 27.4.2013

descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
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Page 39:-
There are some other small tarns, of little consequence in themselves, and seldom seen by strangers; therefore they scarcely require to be noticed. Such are Eel Tarn, Stony Tarn, and Blea Tarn, in Eskdale, and the two tarns above Bowderdale in the Wasdale mountains.
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

source:- Otley 1818

New Map of the District of the Lakes, in Westmorland, Cumberland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, published by J Otley, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1818; pblished 1818 to 1850s.
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button to large Blea Tarn -- Eskdale -- Cumbria / -- 27.4.2013

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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