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Braida Garth, North Yorkshire
Braida Garth
county:-   North Yorkshire
locality type:-   buildings
coordinates:-   SD704775
1Km square:-   SD7077
10Km square:-   SD77

evidence:-   descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821) 
placename:-  Breadagrth
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.
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Tour to the Caves in the West Riding of Yorkshire, late 18th century 
Page 246:-  "... [in Kingsdale] We were quite secluded from the world, not an habitation for a man in view, but a lonely shepherd's house, with a little wood, and a few inclosures near it, called Breadagarth: it is on the north side of a high mountain, seldom visited by man, and never by the sun for near half a year. The shepherd, its solitary inhabitant, with longing eyes looks for returning verdure, when the sun begins to throw his benign rays on the solitary abode. No monk or anchoret (sic) could desire a more retired situation for his cell, to moralise on the vanity of the world, or disappointed lover to bewail the inconstancy of his nymph. ..."
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Page 251:-  "..."
"If the tourist would proceed immediately [from Ingleton] to Chapel-in-the-Dale, he may go either below Breada-garth to Twisleton, and then turn up the vale to Chapel-in-the-dale; or, which is a nearer road, he may cross Kingsdale above Breada-garth, and ascend the mountain, ..."

evidence:-   old map:- Ford 1839 map
placename:-  Breada
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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evidence:-   descriptive text:- Balderston c1890
placename:-  Braidey Garth Farm House
source data:-   Book, Ingleton, Bygone and Present, by Robert R and Margaret Balderston, published by Simpkin, Marshall and Co, London, and by Edmndson and Co, 24 High Street, Skipton, Yorkshire, about 1890.
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page 59:-  "..."
"Yordas Cave."
"... having first had the precaution to call at Braidey Garth Farm House, a mile lower down the valley, for the key and guide, two shillings being charged for admittance [to Yordas Cave] ..."

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