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placename:- Buttermere
locality:- Buttermere
parish Buttermere parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
lake
coordinates:- NY182158
10Km square:- NY11
place code:- But

1Km square NY1815

photograph

Buttermere -- Buttermere -- Buttermere -- Cumbria / -- From Gatesgarth. -- 7.11.2005
photograph

Buttermere -- Buttermere -- Buttermere -- Cumbria / -- 1.11.2011

source:- OS County Series (Cmd 69)

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.
Lowest point of bed of lake 237 feet above O.S. datum
elsewhere:-
Sur. of Water 331
coordinates:- NY187153
date:- 1867=1868
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

old print:- Heaton Cooper 1905 (edn 1908)

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Print, colour halftone, Head of Buttermere, Buttermere, Cumberland, from a watercolour painting by Alfred Heaton Cooper, published by Adam and Charles Black, London, 2nd edn 1908.
Opposite p.124 of The English Lakes, painted by Alfred Heaton Cooper, described by William T Palmer.
printed at tissue opposite the print:-
HEAD OF BUTTERMERE
printed at signed lower right:-
A HEATON COOPER

placename:- Buttermere
date:- 1905
period:- 1900s

old print:- Bradley 1901

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Print, uncoloured lithograph, Looking up Buttermere lake, Buttermere, Cumberland, by Joseph Pennell, published by Macmillan and Co, London, 1901.
On page 134 of Highways and Byways in the Lake District, by A G Bradley.
printed at lower left:-
AG
printed at bottom:-
Looking up Buttermere.

placename:- Buttermere
date:- 1901
period:- 1900s

old print:- Bradley 1901

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Print, uncoloured lithograph, Buttermere from near Gatesgarth, Buttermere, Cumberland, by Joseph Pennell, published by Macmillan and Co, London, 1901.
On page 146 of Highways and Byways in the Lake District, by A G Bradley.
printed at bottom:-
Buttermere from near Gatesgarth.

placename:- Buttermere
date:- 1901
period:- 1900s

old map:- Mill and Heawood 1895

Series of maps of the English Lakes, with soundings by Hugh Robert Mill and Edward Heawood, by Bartholomew, Edinburgh, Scotland, published by George Philip and Son, 32 Fleet Street, London, etc, 1895.
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placename:- Buttermere
date:- 1895
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, black and white, A Peep at Buttermere, scots pine, Pinus sylvestris, Buttermere, Cumberland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s?
ms at rev:-
A Peep at Buttermere
stamped at rev:-
HERBERT BELL / Photographer / AMBLESIDE
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, black and white, head of Buttermere lake, Gatesgarth, Buttermere, Cumberland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
internegative at lower right:-
H. Bell
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, sepia, Buttermere lake, Cumberland, by Herbert Bell, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, black and white, Buttermere lake and Haystacks, Buttermere, Cumberland, by Herbert Bell, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
stamped at reverse:-
HERBERT BELL / Photographer / AMBLESIDE
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, black and white, Buttermere lake, a glimpse, Buttermere, Cumberland, by Herbert Bell, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
stamped at reverse:-
HERBERT BELL / Photographer / AMBLESIDE
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, sepia, head of Buttermere lake, Comb Crags above Burtness Comb, Buttermere, Cumberland, by Herbert Bell, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
internegative at lower left:-
H. Bell
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, black and white, head of Buttermere lake and High Crag, Buttermere, Cumberland, by Herbert Bell, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, sepia, scots pine, head of Buttermere lake, Buttermere, Cumberland, by Herbert Bell, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Walton 1876

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Print, colour lithograph, Buttermere, Cumberland, from a painting by Elijah Walton, published by W M Thompson, 20 Cockspur Street, Pall Mall, and Burlington Gallery, Piccadilly, London, 1876.
Plate 8 in English Lake Scenery, with a description by T G Bonney.

placename:- Buttermere
date:- 1876
period:- 19th century, late

old map:- Jenkinson 1875 map1

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date:- 1875
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

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 180:-
A TABLE OF THE LENGTH, BREADTH, AND DEPTH OF THE LAKES.
No. : Names of Lakes. : Counties : Length in Miles. : Extreme breadth in Miles : Extreme depth in Feet : Height above the Sea
13 : Buttermere : Cumberland : 1¼ : ¾ : 90 : 247
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

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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BUTTER-MERE
outline with shore form lines, lake or tarn

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

old map:- Wyld 1847

Map of the English Lake District, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, engraved by James Wyld, Charing Cross East, London, in Sylvan's Pictorial Handbook to the English Lakes, published by John Johnstone, Paternoster Row, London, T Johnstone, Edinburgh, etc, 1847.
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printed at bottom:-
LOWESWATER, CRUMMOCK, BUTTERMERE, / ENNERDALE AND WASTWATERS.

placename:- Buttermere Water
date:- 1847
period:- 19th century, early

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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Buttermere Wr.
Outline with form lines.

placename:- Buttermere Water
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 89:-
...
BUTTERMERE
Is a mile and a quarter long, half a mile broad, and about fifteen fathoms in depth. It is situated in a valley of its own name, and is encompassed by superb rocky mountains. Buttermere Moss and Robinson bound it on the east; the Hay Stacks, High Crag, High Stile, and Red Pike, on the west; and the north end or outlet is separated from Crummock Water by a fertile plain of meadows.
Page 169:-
...
BUTTERMERE is perhaps the most deeply embosomed in mountains, of all these fairy sheets of water. It is bordered on the east by woods and meadows, and on the west, by the steeps of High Crag, High Stile, and Red Pike. (See page 89.)
Page 177:-
A TABLE
OF THE LENGTH, BREADTH, &c. OF THE LAKES,
COLLECTED FROM DIFFERENT AUTHORITIES.

placename:- Buttermere
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
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Page 22:-
BUTTERMERE LAKE,
Situated in the valley of that name, is nearly encompassed by superb rocky mountains. It is about a mile and a quarter in length, scarcely half a mile in breadth, and fifteen fathoms deep. Tourists visiting Buttermere, by way of Borrowdale, pass along the side of this lake; those who travel in carriages generally content themselves with the view of it from a hill near the village. The distance between this and Crummock lake, is about three quarters of a mile, comprising some excellent arable land.
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Page 23:-
...
Both these lakes [Buttermer and Crummock] are well stocked with trout and char, the latter of which are smaller in size, but perhaps not inferior in quality, to those of Windermere or Coniston.
...
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Page 149:-
A variety of granite with reddish felspar, and which from a deficiency of mica, has sometimes been
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Page 151:-
called sienite, .... it becomes a finer grained sienite, in which form it extends through the mountains ... as far as Scale Force, and to the side of Buttermere Lake. It contains veins of red hematite and micaceous iron ore.

placename:- Buttermere Lake
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old map:- Hall 1820 (Cmd)

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 14.5 miles to 1 inch, by Sidney Hall, London, 1820, published by Samuel Leigh, 18 Strand, London, 1820-31.
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Buttermeer
outline, shaded; lake

placename:- Buttermeer
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1820
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old print:- Fielding and Walton 1821 (plate 35)

Set of prints, Picturesque Tour of the English Lakes, illustrated with hand coloured aquatints by Theodore Henry Fielding and John Walton, published by R Ackermann, 101 Strand, London, 1821.
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Print, coloured aquatint, Buttermere, Cumberland, drawn by John Walton, published by R Ackermann, 101 Strand, London, 1821.
Tipped in opposite p.227 in A Picturesque Tour of the English Lakes.

placename:- Buttermere
date:- 1821
period:- 19th century, early

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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lake

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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Buttermere
outline with form lines; lake or tarn

placename:- Buttermere
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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outline with form lines; lake or tarn
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Housman 1800 map 3

Plan of Lancaster, scale about 5.5 inches to 1 mile, engraved by McIntyre, published by F Jollie, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1800.
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BUTTERMERE WATER

placename:- Buttermere Water
date:- 1800
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old text:- Clarke 1787

Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787 and 1789; and Plans of the Lakes ... 1793.
Page 85:-
... This lake of Buttermere has the best fish in it of any, (Ulswater only excepted,) viz. charr and trout for potting, but not very plentiful; here also are some grey-trout, such as in Ulswater, none other of the lakes have them. The right of fishing belongs entirely to the Earl of Egremont, the Lord of the manor.
person:- : Egremont, Earl of
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

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.
BUTTERMERE WATER
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placename:- Buttermere Water
lake
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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BUTTERMERE LAKE

placename:- Buttermere Lake
lake
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

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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Page 136:-
... Above the village [Buttermere], you have a view of the upper lake, two miles in length, and short of one in breadth. It is terminated on the western side by the ferruginous mountain already mentioned. A stripe of cultivated ground adorns the eastern shore. A group of houses, called Gatesgarth, is seated on the southern extremity, under the most extraordinary amphitheatre of mountainous rocks that ever eye beheld. Here we see Honister-crag rise to an immense height, flanked by two conic mountains, Fleetwith to
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Page 137:-
the eastern, and Scarf on the western side; a hundred mountain torrents form never-failing cataracts, that thunder and foam down the centre of the rock, and form the lake below. Here the rocky scenes and mountain landscapes are diversified and contrasted with all that aggrandizes the object in most sublime style, and constitutes a picture the most enchanting of any in these parts.
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Addendum; Mr Gray's Journal, 1769
Page 209:-
...
... char ... plenty in Buttermere-water, which lies a little way north of Borrowdale, about Martinmas, which are potted here. ...
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Account of Ennerdale, late 18th century
Page 295:-
Within these few years, several visitors of the lakes extend their tour, by taking in Whitehaven, and proceeding from thence, ... to Ennerdale Broad-water; and, if they choose, from thence to Lowes-water, Buttermere, &c.- This part of the journey (without which the tour is incomplete) cannot, however, be performed in a carriage; but a ride on horseback will amply recompence the trouble, for the scenery is delightful, ...
Certain it is, the approach to the lake of Ennerdale, to Lowes-water, and to Buttermere, is from no other quarter so magnificent and captivating. ...
date:- 1760; 1769; 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s; 1770s

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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outline with form lines
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Smith 1751

Map of the Black Lead Mines in Cumberland, and area, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, by George Smith, published in the Gentleman's Magazine, 1751.
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BUTTERMEER L
outline with form lines; lake

placename:- Buttermeer Lake
date:- 1751
period:- 18th century, late; 1750s

old map:- Badeslade 1742 -- probably relevant

A Map of Westmorland North from London, scale about 10 miles to 1 inch, and descriptive text, Cumberland similarly, by Thomas Badeslade, London, engraved and published by William Henry Toms, Union Court, Holborn, London, 1742.
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outline with form lines

county:- Cumberland
date:- 1742
period:- 18th century, early

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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Outline with shore shading.
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Seller 1694 (Cmd)

Map, Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, by John Seller, 1694; editions to 1787.
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outline with shaded shore; lake
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1694
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Sanson 1679

Map, Ancien Royaume de Northumberland aujourdhuy Provinces de Nort, ie the Ancient Kingdom of Northumberland or the Northern Provinces, scale about miles to 1 inch, by Nicholas Sanson, Paris, France, 1679.
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outline, shore shaded; lake
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1679
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

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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Outline with shore shaded, dotted area.
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Drayton 1612/1622

Map, Cumberlande and Westmorlande, by Michael Drayton in part 2 of Polyolbion, probably engraved by William Hole; published by John Marriott, John Grismand, and Thomas Dewe, London, 1622.
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Lake.
date:- 1622
period:- 17th century, early; 1620s

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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outline, shaded
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1579

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county:- Cumberlandia
lake
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

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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Buttermere W.

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

old map:- Pearson 1900s map (But/Cru/Low)

Pearson's Map to the Lake District, two sheets, Northern Section and Southern Section, Westmorland, Cumberland etc, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by George Philip and Son, London, published by C Arthur Pearson, Henrietta Street, London, 1900s.
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Map, lithograph, Buttermere, Crummock Water and Loweswater, Cumberland, published by C Arthur Pearson, Henrietta Street, London, 1900s.
On p.xxv of Pearson's Gossipy Guide to the English Lakes and Neighbouring Districts.
printed at bottom:-
By permission of the Controller of H.M. Stationery Office. / BUTTERMERE, CRUMMOCK WATER AND LOWESWATER.

placename:- Buttermere
date:- 1900=1909
period:- 1900s

old print:- Rumney 1899

Guide book, The Cyclist's Guide to the English Lake District, by A W Rumney, published by George Philip and Son, 32 Fleet Street, London, and Liverpool, 1899.
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Print, halftone photograph, Buttermere, from Gatesgarth, Cumberland, published by George Philip and Son, 32 Fleet Street, London, and Liverpool, 1899.
On p.59 of the Cyclist's Guide to the English Lake District, by A W Rumney.
printed at bottom:-
BUTTERMERE, FROM GATESGARTH.

placename:- Buttermere
date:- 1899
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Gresham Publishing 1900s

Book, Our Beautiful Homeland, volume including The English Lakes, by George Benson, A G Bradley, and R Murray Gilchrist, illustrated by Ernest W Haslehurst, published by The Gresham Publishing Co, 66 Chandos Street, London, 1900s?
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Print, colour halftone, Head of Buttermere and Honister Crag, Cumberland, by Ernest W Haslehurst, published by The Gresham Publishing Co, 66 Chandos Street, London, 1900s?
Tipped in opposite p.48 of The English Lakes section of a volume of Our Beautiful Homeland.
printed at bottom:-
HEAD OF BUTTERMERE AND HONISTER CRAG

placename:- Buttermere
date:- 1900=1909
period:- 1900s

old drawing:-
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Drawing, Crummock and Buttermere lakes, Buttermere, Cumberland, by William Havell, 1800s-10s.
View of Crummock and Buttermere with large hills in background. One of a set of twenty views of the lake district executed by the artist on one sheet of paper.
at bottom:-
Crummock & Buttermere II 218
date:- 1800=1819
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Barber and Atkinson 1927

Guide book, Lakeland Passes, by John B Barber and George Atkinson, published by James Atkinson, Caxton Printing Works, Ulverston, Lancashire, 3rd edn 1928.
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Print, halftone photograph, Buttermere and Crummock with Fleetwith Pike in distance, Cumberland, by Pettit, Keswick, published by James Atkinson, Caxton Printing Works, Ulverston, Lancashire, 1928.
Tipped in opposite p.64 of Lakeland Passes, by John B Barber and George Atkinson, 1927, 3rd edn 1928.
printed at bottom:-
Photo Pettitts, Keswick.) Buttermere and Crummock with Fleetwith Pike iin distance. (To face plage 64.

placename:- Buttermere
date:- 1927
period:- 1920s

old print:- Tattersall 1836 (version 1869)

Guide book, The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall, published by Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row, London, about 1836.
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Print, hand coloured, Buttermere Lake, Cumberland, drawn by George Tattersall, 1836, engraved by W F Topham, published by T J Allman, 463 Oxford Street, London, 1869.
Included in The Lakes of England, by W F Topham.
printed at bottom:-
BUTTERMERE LAKE.
printed at bottom:-
Buttermere Moss. / Honister Crag. / The Haycocks. / High Style. / Red Pike.

placename:- Buttermere Lake
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Tattersall 1836

Guide book, The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall, published by Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row, London, about 1836.
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Print, engraving, Loweswater from the North West, Cumberland, drawn by George Tattersall, engraved by W F Topham, published by Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row, London, about 1836.
The print is captioned with mountain names and acts as an outline view.
Frontispiece to The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall (listed to be inserted opposite p.35).
printed at bottom:-
LOWESWATER. / from the North West.
printed at bottom left to right:-
Bottom. / Grasmoor. / Whiteless. / Buttermere & Moss. / Hindscarth. / Low Fell. / Glaramara. / Honister Crag. / Melbreak. / High Style. / Red Pike. / Blake Fell.

placename:- Buttermere
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Tattersall 1836

Guide book, The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall, published by Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row, London, about 1836.
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Print, engraving, Buttermere Lake, Cumberland, drawn by George Tattersall, engraved by W F Topham, published by Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row, London, about 1836.
The print is captioned with mountain names and acts as an outline view.
Tipped in opposite p.74 of The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall.
printed at bottom:-
BUTTERMERE LAKE.
printed at bottom left to right:-
Buttermere Moss. / Honister Crag. / The Haycocks. / High Style. / Red Pike.

placename:- Buttermere Lake
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Rowbotham 1875

Set of prints, Views in the English Lake District, by T L Rowbotham, published by Marcus Ward and Co, London? 1875?
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Print, chromograph, Buttermere lake, Cumberland, by T L Rowbotham, published by Marcus Ward and Co, 67-68 Chandos Street, Covent Garden, London, and Belfast, 1875.
Tipped in opposite p.99 of English Lake Scenery, by W J Loftie.
printed at lower left:-
T L Rowbotham
printed at lower right:-
MARCUS WARD & CO. CHROMO
date:- 1875
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Green 1819

Guide book, 2 volumes, The Tourist's New Guide, by William Green, Ambleside, published by R Lough and Co, Chronicle Office, Finkle Street, Kendal, and others, 1819 and 1820.
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Print, aquatint, Crummock and Buttermere Waters, Buttermere, Cumberland, by William Green, 1819, published by R Lough and Co, Chronicle Office, Finkle Street, Kendal, and others, 1820.
Tipped in opposite vol.2 p.211 of The Tourist's New Guide, by William Green.
printed at bottom right, centre:-
Vol.2, page 211, line 2. / CRUMMOCK and BUTTERMERE WATERS. / Published at Ambleside, Augt. 1. 1819, by Wm. Green.

placename:- Buttermere Water
date:- 1819
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Pyne 1853

Set of prints, The English Lake District, or Lake Scenery of England, scenes painted by James Barker Pyne, lithographed by W Gauci, published by Thomas Agnew and Sons, Manchester, 1853; published 1853-70.
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Vales of Ennerdale and Buttermere
Drawn by James Barker Pyne, 1848-1853, lithographed by T Picken, 1859.
date:- 1848=1853
period:- 19th century, early; 19th century, late; 1840s; 1850s

old print:- Harwood 1842

Set of prints, uncoloured engravings bound in a booklet, Harwood's Views of the Lakes, drawn by John and Frederick Harwood, 26 Fenchurch Street, London, about 1842.
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Crummock Water and Buttermere, Cumberland, engraved and published by John and Frederick Harwood, 26 Fenchurch Street, London, 1842.
printed at bottom left, right, centre:-
London, J & F. Harwood, 26, Fenchurch Street. / August 17, 1842. / Crummock Water and Buttermere.
date:- 1842
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Rose 1832-35 (vol.3 no.67)

Engravings - Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated; from drawings by Thomas Allom, George Pickering, and H Gastineau, described by Thomas Rose, published by H Fisher, R Fisher, and P Jackson, Newgate Street, London, 1832-35.
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Buttermere Lake and Village, Cumberland, drawn by G Pickering, engraved by D Buckle, published by Fisher, Son and Co, London, 1835.
vol.3 pl.67 in the set of prints, Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated. The shepherd gathering his sheep is in a kilt.
printed at bottom left, right, centre:-
G. Pickering. / D. Buckle. / BUTTERMERE LAKE & VILLAGE, CUMBERLAND. / FISHER, SON & CO. LONDON, 1835.

placename:- Buttermere Lake
date:- 1832=1835
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Rose 1832-35 (vol.1 no.63)

Engravings - Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated; from drawings by Thomas Allom, George Pickering, and H Gastineau, described by Thomas Rose, published by H Fisher, R Fisher, and P Jackson, Newgate Street, London, 1832-35.
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Buttermere, Cumberland, drawn by Thomas Allom, engraved by R Sands, published by Fisher, Son and Co, London, 1832-35.
vol.1 pl.63 in the set of prints, Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated. Cattle drinking, and fishermen hauling nets from a rowing boat, in the foreground.
printed at bottom left, right, centre:-
T. Allom. / R. Sands. / BUTTERMERE, CUMBERLAND.

placename:- Buttermere
date:- 1832=1835
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Farington 1816 (plate 28)

Set of prints, 43 engravings, The Lakes of Lancashire, Westmorland, and Cumberland, drawings by Jospeph Farington, with text by Thomas Hartwell Horne, published by T Cadell, and W Davies, Strand, and by J M'Creery, Black Horse Court, Fleet Street, London, 1816.
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Buttermere and Crommock Water, Buttermere, Cumberland, drawn by Joseph Farington, engraved by F R Hay, published by T Cadell and W Davies, Strand, London, 1815.
Plate 28 in The Lakes of Lancashire, Westmorland, and Cumberland.
The accompanying text is by Thomas Hartwell Horne:-
BUTTERMERE AND CROMMOCK WATER.
THE Lake of Buttermere is of an oblong form, not exceeding half a mile in breadth; its length is something more than a mile and a half, and it derives its supply of water from a river that flows through Gatesgarth-Dale. Its western shores are hemmed in by a long range of rugged mountains, which rise abruptly from the margin of the water with dark and gloomy aspects, and are known to the shepherds, by whom their craggy steeps are chiefly traversed, by the names of Hay-Cock, High-Crag, High-Stile, and Red-Pike. The blue rag-stone, of which these dark mountains are mostly composed, is not porous, and absorbs but little water; a circumstance that accounts for the number and variety of the little waterfalls, which in different parts are seen pouring down their steep sides. The eastern shores rise more gently, are partially wooded, and admit of cultivation at a short distance from the Lake; the north end is skirted by the verdant vale of Buttermere, so celebrated by tourists; and the southern extremity is bounded by Honister Crag, which is delineated in the folowing engraving. From this steep, numerous torrents are continually pouring down their foaming waters into the Lake: one of these roaring cataracts appears in the back-ground of the present view. It is called Scale-force, and is two hundred feet perpendicular: the steep on both sides is covered with moss, fern, ash, and oak, which are all fed by the constant spray, and flourish in indescribable verdure. The delicacy of the effect is heightened by being in a narrow chasm, a hundred yards in the rock, before it rushes into the lower fall, from the point of which the best view is to be obtained.
...
printed at bottom left, right, centre:-
Drawn by J. Farington. / Engraved by F. R. Hay. / Buttermere and Crommock Water. / London, Published Septr. 15, 1815, by T. Cadell & W. Davies, Strand.

placename:- Buttermere
date:- 1815
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Smith and Emes 1794-95 (plate 13)

16 aquatints, drawn by John W Smith or John Emes, engraved by S Alken, published by W Clarke, New Bond Street, London, 1794-95.
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Print, uncoloured aquatint, Buttermere Water, drawn by John Warwick Smith, engraved by S Alken, published by W Clarke, New Bond Street, London, 1795.
Plate 13 in Views of the Lakes.
printed at bottom:-
... Buttermere Water.

placename:- Buttermere Water
date:- 1790=1795
period:- 18th century, late

old print:- Adams 1852

Guide book, Adams's Pocket Descriptive Guide to the Lake District, by Sir Edward Litt Laman Blanchard, illustrated by F G Delamotte, published by W J Adams, 59 Fleet Street, London, 1852.
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Print, engraving, Crummock Water and Buttermere Lake, by F G Delamotte, published by W J Adams, 59 Fleet Street, London, 1852.
Tipped in opp.p.67 in Adams's Pocket Descriptive Guide to the Lake District.
printed at lower centre:-
F DELAMOTTE
printed at bottom:-
CRUMMOCK WATER AND BUTTERMERE LAKE.

placename:- Buttermere Lake
date:- 1852
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Nelson 1859

Guide book, in the Nelson's Handbooks for Tourists series, The English Lakes, published by T Nelson and Sons, Paternoster Row, London, 1859.
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Print, engraving, Buttermere from near the Fish Inn, drawn by Keeley Halswelle, Edinburgh, published by T Nelson and Sons, Paternoster Row, London, and Edinburgh and New York, United States, 1859.
Frontispiece to a guide book, The English Lakes.
printed at bottom:-
BUTTERMERE FROM NEAR THE FISH INN.

placename:- Buttermere
date:- 1859
period:- 19th century, late

old print:-
thumbnail PR0484, button to large image
Print, uncoloured engraving, Buttermere lake, Buttermere, Cumberland, by ?B Foster, engraved by E Evans, 1850s-60s?
printed at bottom left, right, centre:-
[B] Foster / E. EVANS SC. / BUTTERMERE

placename:- Buttermere
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Prior 1865

Guide book, Ascents and Passes in the Lake District of England, by Herman Prior, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Simpkin, Marshall and Co, London, 1865.
thumbnail PI0103, button to large image
Print, uncoloured engraving, Buttermere, Honister Crag, Scarth Gap, and Haystacks, Cumberland, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Simpkin, Marshall and Co, London, 1865.
Included on page 16 of the guide book, Ascents and Passes in the Lake District of England, by Herman Prior.
printed at bottom:-
BUTTER-MERE, HONISTER CRAG, SCARTH GAP, AND HAYSTACKS.

placename:- Buttermere
date:- 1865
period:- 19th century, late

old photograph:- Bogg 1898

Book, Lakeland and Ribblesdale, OR A Thousand Miles of Wandering along the Roman Wall, the Old Border Region, Lakeland, and Ribblesdale, by Edmund Bogg, publishd by Edmund Bogg, 3 Woodhouse Lane, and James Miles, Guildford Street, Leeds, Yorkshire, 1898.
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Photograph, halftone print, Buttermere lake, Cumberland, by Owen Bowen, published by Edmund Bogg, 3 Woodhouse Lane, and James Miles, Guildford Street, Leeds, Yorkshire, 1898.
Included on p.197 of Lakeland and Ribblesdale, by Edmund Bogg.
date:-
period:- 19th century, late

old print:-
thumbnail PR0170, button to large image
Print, chromolithograph, Buttermere and Honister, Cumberland, published by T Nelson and Sons, London, 1900s?
From a set of prints, The Scenery of the English Lakes
printed at lower left:-
T. NELSON & SONS
printed at bottom left:-
BUTTERMERE & HONISTER

placename:- Buttermere
date:- 1900=1909
period:- 1900s

old print:-
thumbnail PR0271, button to large image
Print, uncoloured engraving, Crummock Water, Buttermere, and Honister Crag, Cumberland, published 1900s?
printed at bottom:-
5.- CRUMMOCK WATER, BUTTERMERE, AND HONISTER CRAG.

placename:- Buttermere
date:- 1900=1909
period:- 1900s

old print:-
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Crummock Water, Buttermere, and Honister Crag, Cumberland, by E Dalziel, published late 19th century?
On a page of The Land We Live In.
printed at lower left:-
E. DALZIEL.
printed at bottom:-
5.- CRUMMOCK WATER, BUTTERMERE, AND HONISTER CRAG.

placename:- Buttermere
date:- 1860=1879
period:- 19th century, late

photographs
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