button to main menu   Old Cumbria Gazetteer
placename:- Bowderdale
other name:- Bowderdale Farm
locality:- Wasdale
parish Nether Wasdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY16480709
10Km square:- NY10

1Km square NY1607


Bowderdale -- Wasdale -- Nether Wasdale -- Cumbria / -- 11.5.2006

old map:- Ford 1839 map

Map of the Lake District, published in A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, 1839.
thumbnail FD02NY10, button to large image

placename:- Bouderdale
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

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.
image OT01P030, button   goto source.
Page 30:-
... Bowderdale has a single farm house, in a lateral valley opening near the middle of the lake [Wast Water].
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old print:- Green 1809

thumbnail GN0346, button to large image
Print, soft ground etching, Bridge at Bowderdale, Nether Wasdale, Cumberland, by William Green, published by William Green, Ambleside, Westmorland, and Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, Paternoster Row, London, 1809.
Plate 46 in Seventy Eight Studies from Nature.
printed in introductory pages to set of prints:-
Number 46. Bowderdale is a solitary house, and the only one between the head and foot of Wastwater; it is about a quarter of a mile out of the road, and two thirds up the side of the lake from its foot. Wastwater is four miles in length, and more than half a mile broad; the conical mountain is Yewbarrow.
printed at bottom:-
BRIDGE AT BOWDERDALE. / Published Ambleside, Augst. 1st. 1809, by W. Green.

placename:- Bowderdale
date:- 1809
period:- 19th century, early

button   Bowderdale Bridge house, Ravenstonedale
button   Bowderdale Bridge, Bowderdale
button   Bowderdale Foot, Ravenstonedale
button   Bowderdale Head, Ravenstonedale
button   footbridge, Bowderdale
button   Rams Gill
button   sheepfold, Howgill Fells (2)
button   sheepfold, Ravenstonedale
button   sheepfold, Ravenstonedale (2)
button   Woofler Gill
button   Wotey Gill

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

button to lakes menu  Lakes Guides menu.