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placename:- Eamont Bridge
other name:- Yamon Bridge
parish Yanwath and Eamont Bridge parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY5228
10Km square:- NY52

1Km square NY5228

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 59 5)

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.

placename:- Eamontbridge
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old map (vignette):- Burrow 1920s

Road strip maps with parts in Westmorland, Cumberland etc, now Cumbria, irregular scale about 1.5 miles to 1 inch, by E J Burrow and Co, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, 1920s.
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date:- 1920=1929
period:- 1920s

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, House at Eamont Bridge, date stone, Eamont Bridge, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1895.
Vol.1 no.64 in an album, Examples of Early Domestic and Military Architecture in Westmorland, assembled 1910.
ms at bottom:-
64. House at Eamont Bridge. Barton. W.
date:- 1895
period:- 1890s

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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Eamont Br.

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

road book:- Cary 1798 (2nd edn 1802)

Road book, Cary's New Itinerary, by John Cary, published by G and J Cary, 86 St James's Street, London, 1798-1828.
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page 267-268
Emont Bridge
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page 281-282
Emont Bridge

placename:- Emont Bridge
date:- 1802
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 11:-
We now enter the small but neat village of Emont Bridge, consisting only of a few cottages; yet so excellently is this spot situated for trade, that besides a very considerable bleaching-ground, several fulling mills, &c. here is a silk and woolen Dyer, of sufficient abilities to produce all those beautiful tints which are employed in the Earl of Lonsdale's splendid Carpet-Manufactory, whose excellence is universally known.

placename:- Emont Bridge
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd)

Map, The County of Westmoreland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by J Ainslie and perhaps T Donald, engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
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Eamont Bridge
blocks, labelled in upright lowercase text; settlement; town?

placename:- Eamont Bridge
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 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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blocks, on road

placename:- Emon Bridge
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

descriptive text:- Defoe 1724-26

Travel book, Tour through England and Wales, by Daniel Defoe, published in parts, London, 1724-26.
... the great road leads to the left-hand to Perith, in going to which we first pass the Eden, at a very good stone bridge call'd Louther Bridge, and then the Elnot over another.

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

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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Circle, building and tower.

placename:- Emot
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 38)

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.
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In mile 281, Westmorland.
Houses drawn each side of the road.

placename:- Emonbridge
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

hearth tax returns:- Hearth Tax 1675

Records, hearth tax survey returns, Westmorland, 1674/75.
The bridge
Yainwath and Bridge

placename:- Bridge, The
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

hearth tax returns:- Hearth Tax 1670

in Westmoreland / The Hundred of Bottome of Westmoreland
Records, hearth tax returns, exchequer duplicates, Westmorland, 1670.
Emond Bridge

placename:- Emond Bridge
date:- 1670
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

button   Arthur's Round Table, Yanwath etc
button   Bee Boles Cottage, Eamont Bridge
button   Beehive Inn, Eamont Bridge
button   Bridge End, Eamont Bridge
button   Crown, Eamont Bridge
button   drain, Eamont Bridge
button   Eamont Bridge bridge, Yanwath etc
button   Eamont Bridge House, Eamont Bridge
button   house, Eamont Bridge
button   house, Eamont Bridge (3)
button   house, Eamont Bridge (4)
button   house, Eamont Bridge (5)
button   hydrant plate, Eamont Bridge
button   Kemplay Bank, Eamont Bridge
button   milestone, Yanwath etc
button   village hall, Eamont Bridge
button   Welcome Inn, Eamont Bridge

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