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placename:- Brackenthwaite
parish Buttermere parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY154221
10Km square:- NY12

1Km square NY1522

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page 131:-
... The most tremendous waterspout remembered in the region of the lakes, descended the ravine between Grassmoor and Whiteside, in 1760. It swept the whole side of Grassmoor at midnight, and carried down everything that was lying loose all through the vale below, and
Page 132:-
... The village of Brackenthwaite, which stood directly in its course, was saved by being built on a stone platform,- a circumstance unknown to the inhabitants till they now saw themselves left safe on a promontory, while the soft soil was swept away from beside their very doors, leaving a chasm where the flood had been turned aside by the resistance of their rock. ...
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

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.
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Brackenthwaite

placename:- Brackenthwaite
county:- Westmoreland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old map:- West 1784 map

A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, now Cumbria, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, included in the Guide to the Lakes by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Westmorland, and in London, from the 3rd edition 1784, to 1821.
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placename:- Brackenthwaite
building/s
county:- Cumberland

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (But/Cru/Low)

Series of maps, An Accurate Map of the Matchless Lake of Derwent, of the Grand Lake of Windermere, of the Beautiful Lake of Ullswater, of Broadwater or Bassenthwaite Lake, of Coniston Lake, of Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater Lakes, and Pocklington's Island, by Peter Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1783 to 1794.
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Brackenthwaite

placename:- Brackenthwaite
area
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760

New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87.
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Brackenthwate
circle, tower

placename:- Brackenthwate
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Cmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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Brakenthwate
Circle.

placename:- Brakenthwate
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Jansson 1646

Map, Cumbria et Westmoria, or Cumberland and Westmorland, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Jansson, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1646; published 1646-1724.
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Brakentwate
Buildings and tower.

placename:- Brakentwate
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

table of distances:- Simons 1635 -- possibly relevant

Table of distances and map of Westmorland, engraved by Jacob van Langeren, published by Mathew Simons, London, 1635-36.
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Brake~thwate SW
and tabulated distances; B on thumbnail map

placename:- Brakenthwate
date:- 1635
period:- 17th century, early; 1630s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Cmd)

Maps, The Countie Westmorland and Kendale the Cheif Towne, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, London, 1611; published 1611-1770.
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Brakenthwate
circle, building, tower

placename:- Brakenthwate
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Building, symbol for a hamlet, which may or may not have a nucleus.
Brakenthwate

placename:- Brakenthwate
county:- Cumberlandia
hamlet
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page 232:-
VALE OF BRACKENTHWAITE. (Head Office:- Ulverstone.)
Bank, Jos, yeoman, Millerplace.
Bank, Thos., do. do.
Dobinson, Thos., Scalehill Inn.
Fisher, John, yeoman, Cornhow.
Fisher, Mary, Palace-how.
Grindal, Jos., Lauthwaite Green
Head, John, yeoman, Hopebeck.
Head, Richard, yeoman, Hope.
Head, John, yeo., Turner-how.
Hunter, W. farmer, Low Hollins
Hodgson, Jane, Millbeck.
Wood, Jonathan, Esq., Low-House
White, Rd, yeo., Miller-place.
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

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