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placename:- Cockshot Wood
parish Keswick parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
wood
coordinates:- NY265226
10Km square:- NY22

1Km square NY2622

old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Der)

Map series, lakes and roads to the Lakes, by James Clarke, engraved by S J Neele, 352 Strand, London, included in A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, published by James Clarke, Penrith, and in London etc, from 1787 to 1793.
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COCK SHOTT
woodland

placename:- Cock Shott
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Der)

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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Cock-shot / 2d. Station

placename:- Cock Shot
area
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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Addendum; Mr Gray's Journal, 1769
Page 203:-
Oct. 3. [at Keswick] A heavenly day; rose at seven, and walked out under the conduct of my landlord to Borrowdale; ... Left Cockshut (which we formerly mounted) ... behind me, ...
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Page 206:-
...
Oct. 4. ... Cockshut-hill, which lies beside it [Crow Park], and to which I walked in the afternoon; it is covered with young
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Page 207:-
trees, both sown and planted, oak, spruce, Scotch fir, &c. all which thrive wonderfully. There is an easy ascent to the top, and the view far preferable to that on Castle-hill ...

placename:- Cockshut
date:- 1769
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

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