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placename:- Branthwaite
parish Dean parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY0524
10Km square:- NY02

1Km square NY0524

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
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blocks, settlement

placename:- Branthwaite
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

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

source:- Otley 1818

New Map of the District of the Lakes, in Westmorland, Cumberland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, published by J Otley, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1818; pblished 1818 to 1850s.
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placename:- Branthwaite

old map:- Cooper 1808

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, scale about 9 miles to 1 inch, by H Cooper, 1808, published by G and W B Whittaker, 13 Ave Maria Lane, London, 1824.
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circle; village or hamlet

placename:- Branthwaite
locality:- Allerdale above Derwent Ward
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

story It is said that the headless body of a woman was found in the barn at Neuk Cottage, early 17th century. Her ghost appears occasionally, looking for her head.

button   Authwaite House, Branthwaite
button   Branthwaite Beck
button   Branthwaite Farm, Caldbeck
button   Branthwaite Hall, Dean
button   Branthwaite Station, Dean
button   bridge, Branthwaite
button   bridge, Branthwaite (2)
button   Browtop, Dean
button   railway bridge, Branthwaite
button   Wild Duck, Branthwaite

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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