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placename:- Burton in Lonsdale
county:- North Yorkshire
coordinates:- SD652722
10Km square:- SD67

1Km square SD6572

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

the adjacent river is the Greta not the Wenning
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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Black Burton
blocks, settlement

placename:- Black Burton
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:- Burton
county:- Yorkshire
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

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 243:-
... Antoninus's tenth Itinerary runs from Glanoventa or Lanchester, in the county of Durham, ... to Glenovento or Draton, in the county of Salop. In various places by the side of this road are high artificial mounts of earth, which were without doubt the stations of centinels, to prevent any insurrections, or being surprised by an enemy: they may be now seen entire at Burton-in-Lons-
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Page 244:-
[Burton-in-Lons]dale, Overborough, Kirkby-Lonsdale, and Sedbergh. ...
... Many of the smaller farmers, betwixt Kirkby-Lonsdale and Kendal, earn their bread with carrying coals, during most part of the year, from the pits at Ingleton, Black-Burton, or properly Burton-in-Lonsdale, to Kendal and the neighbouring places for fuel, and burning lime, in order to manure their land. These beds of coal, we were informed, are six or seven feet in thickness. A steam-engine was erected at Black-Burton, more commodiously to work their best collieries. A survey was lately subscribed for to be made, in order to have a canal from these pits to Lancaster, were (sic) coals might be exported; as also to Kendal and Settle, which are towns much in want of fuel. ...
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Page 250:-
... Here [near Yordas Gill above Yordas Cave] was also a quarry of black marble, of which elegant monuments, chimney-pieces, slabs, and other pieces of furniture, are made by Mr. Tomlinson, at Burton-in-Lonsdale. When polished, this marble appears to be made up of entrochi, and various parts of testaceous and piscosous reliques.
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Wmd)

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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placename:- Burton
county:- Yorkshire
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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Buildings and tower.

placename:- Burton
county:- Yorkshire
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Wmd)

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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circle, tower, Lancashire

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

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Church, symbol for a parish or village, with a parish church.

placename:- Burton
county:- Eboracensis
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

button   canal, Burton to Lancaster

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