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Bluecaster, Sedbergh
civil parish:-   Sedbergh (formerly Yorkshire)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   hill
coordinates:-   SD710966 (etc) 
1Km square:-   SD7196
10Km square:-   SD79

evidence:-   old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) 
placename:-  Blue Caster
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.
hill hachuring; hill or mountain 
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Image © National Library of Scotland

evidence:-   descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821) 
placename:-  Blewcaster
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 WS21P243, button  goto source
Tour to the Caves in the West Riding of Yorkshire, late 18th century 
Page 243:-  "..."
"... The Roman road is easily traced from Ribchester ... to Overborough; afterwards the Roman road goes through Casterton and Middleton, and, as some think, by Borrow-bridge and Orton, to Apulby. Others, and perhaps from better reasons, are of opinion, the road went by Sedbergh, or Sedburgh, [2] over Blewcaster, along Ravenstonedale-street, and through Kirkby-Stephen, to Brough or Burgh."
"[2] Chester, or caster, is derived from the Latin word castrum, or camp. ..."

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