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Borrowdale Fells, Borrowdale
Borrowdale Fells
civil parish:-   Borrowdale (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   hill
locality type:-   fell
coordinates:-   NY25191202 (etc etc) 
1Km square:-   NY2512
10Km square:-   NY21

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 75 2) 
placename:-  Borrowdale Fells
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:- Donald 1774 (Cmd) 
placename:-  Borrowdale Fells
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.
hill hachuring; a hill or mountain 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
Images © Carlisle Library

evidence:-   old map:- West 1784 map
placename:-  Borrowdale Fells
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, about 1784.
item:-  Armitt Library : A1221.1
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evidence:-   old map:- Cooke 1802
placename:-  Borrowdale Fells
source data:-   Map, The Lakes, Westmorland and Cumberland, scale about 8.5 miles to 1 inch, engravedby Neele and Son, published by Sherwood, Jones and Co, Paternoster Road, London, 1824.
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"Borrowdale Fells"
area of fells 
item:-  Hampshire Museums : FA2000.62.5
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evidence:-   old map:- Ford 1839 map
placename:-  Borrowdale Fell
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.
"Borrowdale Fell"
Hill hachuring. 
item:-  JandMN : 100.1
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evidence:-   old painting:- 
source data:-   Painting, watercolour, Lake District Fells, Borrowdale, Cumberland, by William James Blacklock, 1850-58?
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A view of the Lake District fells above Borrowdale on a fine summer's day. A track winds through centre of composition across moorland interspersed with juniper bushes and birch trees. Beyond rise rocky fells receding into distance. Blacklock would have painted this watercolour on the spot. 
item:-  Tullie House Museum : 1946.67.18
Image © Tullie House Museum

evidence:-   outline view:- Tattersall 1836
placename:-  Borrowdale Fells
source data:-   Print, engraving, Thirlmere from Raysgap, Cumberland, drawn by George Tattersall, engraved by W F Topham, published by Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row, London, about 1836.
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The print is captioned with mountain names and acts as an outline view. 
Tipped in opposite p.54 of The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall. 
printed at bottom:-  "THIRLMERE FROM RAYSGAP."
printed at bottom left to right:-  "Pt. of Steel Fell. / Borrowdale Fells. / Raven Crag. / Skiddaw. / Helvellyn."
item:-  Armitt Library : A1204.18
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evidence:-   old drawing:- Smith 1746 B
placename:-  Borrodale Fells
source data:-   Drawing, pencil and ink, Appearance of Mount Skiddow and the Borrodale Fells, in a Survey of the Coast of Cumberland, by George Smith, 1746.
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ms at bottom:-  "Appearance of Mt. Skiddow and the Borro-dale fells / from Ireby."
item:-  Carlisle Library : 5.4
Image © Carlisle Library

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