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Bowness Common, Bowness
Bowness Common
civil parish:-   Bowness (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   common
coordinates:-   NY20885995 (etc etc) 
1Km square:-   NY2059
1Km square:-   NY1959
10Km square:-   NY25
10Km square:-   NY15

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 14 11) 
placename:-  Bowness Common
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.
OS County Series (Cmd 14 12) 

evidence:-   old map:- Donald 1774 (Cmd) 
placename:-  Cardurnock and Bowness Moss
placename:-  Cardurnock and Bowness Flow
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.
"Cardurnock and Bowness Moss or Flow"
area of moss 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
Images © Carlisle Library

evidence:-   presumably old map:- Ford 1839 map
placename:-  Bowness
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.
item:-  JandMN : 100.1
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