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Coniston Waterfall, Coniston
Coniston Waterfall
site name:-   Church Beck
civil parish:-   Coniston (formerly Lancashire)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   waterfall
coordinates:-   SD29449802 (about) 
1Km square:-   SD2998
10Km square:-   SD29

BOC26.jpg (taken 3.9.2007)  
BTN82.jpg (taken 8.9.2010)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Lan 4 3) 
placename:-  Coniston Waterfall
source data:-   Maps, 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.

evidence:-   probably descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821) 
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.
image WS21P051, button  goto source
Page 51:-  "... [from station, Coniston 3] Looking across the lake, by the south end of the grove that conceals Coniston-hall, and over the cultivated tract that rises behind it, between two swells of rocks, a cataract will meet the eye, issuing from the bosom of the mountains. ..."

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