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placename:- Derwent Fells
parish Above Derwent parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
hill; fell
coordinates:- NY214197
10Km square:- NY21

1Km square NY2119

photograph

Derwent Fells -- Above Derwent -- Cumbria / -- NY23152020 (SW) -- 10.6.2005

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, black and white, Derwent Water and Derwent Fells, Above Derwent, Cumberland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, 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, Derwent Water and Derwent Fells, Above Derwent, Cumberland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

old text:- Camden 1789

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 170:-
...
... [The Derwent] winds among the hills called Derwentfels, ...

placename:- Derwentfels
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old print:- Clarke 1787

Bearing from line Penrith Beacon to Helvellyn on topograph = 23 degrees;
bearing calculated from grid references = 19 degrees.
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.
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Newlands Fells
circles

placename:- Newlands Fells
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

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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Darwent Fells Mountains
hill hachuring

placename:- Darwent Fells Mountains
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Smith 1751 -- probably relevant

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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All rocky and pik'd Mountains
knobbly hillocks; mountains
date:- 1751
period:- 18th century, late; 1750s

descriptive text:- Defoe 1724-26

Travel book, Tour through England and Wales, by Daniel Defoe, published in parts, London, 1724-26.
... hills, call'd Derwent Fells, where the ancient copper mines were found in Queen Elizabeth's time, ...

date:- 1724=1726
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 96) -- probably relevant

Road book, Britannia, strip road maps, with sections in Westmorland and Cumberland etc, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675; and a general map of England and Wales.
image OG96m030, button   goto source.
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In miles 32 to 33, Cumberland.
Mountains to the left of the road.
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

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