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Glassonby
civil parish:-   Glassonby (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   locality
locality type:-   buildings
coordinates:-   NY57663884 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY5738
10Km square:-   NY53


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BJU39.jpg (taken 26.8.2005)  
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BJU38.jpg  Fingerpost, annulus:-
"GLASSONBY" (taken 26.8.2005)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 40 15) 
placename:-  Glassonby
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:-   old map:- Saxton 1579
placename:-  Glasenbye
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, Westmorlandiae et Cumberlandiae Comitatus ie Westmorland and Cumberland, scale about 5 miles to 1 inch, by Christopher Saxton, London, engraved by Augustinus Ryther, 1576, published 1579-1645.
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Church, symbol for a parish or village, with a parish church.  "Glasenbye"
item:-  private collection : 2
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evidence:-   old map:- Mercator 1595 (edn?) 
placename:-  Glasenbye
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, Northumbria, Cumberlandia, et Dunelmensis Episcopatus, ie Northumberland, Cumberland and Durham etc, scale about 6.5 miles to 1 inch, by Gerard Mercator, Duisberg, Germany, about 1595.
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"Glasenbye"
circle 
item:-  JandMN : 169
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evidence:-   old map:- Keer 1605
placename:-  Glasenbye
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, Westmorland and Cumberland, scale about 16 miles to 1 inch, probably by Pieter van den Keere, or Peter Keer, about 1605 edition perhaps 1676.
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"Glasenbye"
dot, circle and tower; village 
item:-  Dove Cottage : 2007.38.110
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evidence:-   old map:- Speed 1611 (Cmd) 
placename:-  Glasenbye
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile Described, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, 1610, published by J Sudbury and George Humble, Popes Head Alley, London, 1611-12.
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"Glasenbye"
circle, building, tower 
item:-  private collection : 16
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evidence:-   table of distances:- Simons 1635
placename:-  Glassenbye
source data:-   Table of distances, uncoloured engraving, Cumberland, with a thumbnail map, scale about 41 miles to 1 inch, by Mathew Simons, published in A Direction for the English Traviller, 1635.
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"Glassenbye"
and tabulated distances 
item:-  private collection : 50.11
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evidence:-   old map:- Jenner 1643
placename:-  Glasenbye
source data:-   Tables of distances with a maps, Westmerland, scale about 16 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 21 miles to 1 inch, published by Thomas Jenner, London, 1643; published 1643-80.
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"Glasenbye"
circle 

evidence:-   old map:- Jansson 1646
placename:-  Glasenbye
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, Cumbria and Westmoria, ie Cumberland and Westmorland, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Jansson, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1646.
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"Glasenb├┐e"
Buildings and tower. 
item:-  JandMN : 88
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evidence:-   old map:- Morden 1695 (Cmd) 
placename:-  Glassenby
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Cumberland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695, published by Abel Swale, the Unicorn, St Paul's Churchyard, Awnsham, and John Churchill, the Black Swan, Paternoster Row, London, 1695-1715.
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"Glassenby"
Circle, building and tower. 
item:-  JandMN : 90
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evidence:-   old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760
placename:-  Glassenby
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, A New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland Divided into their Respective Wards, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin et al, published by T Bowles, Robert Sayer, and John Bowles, London, 1760.
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"Glassenby"
circle, tower 
item:-  Armitt Library : 2008.14.10
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evidence:-   old map:- Donald 1774 (Cmd) 
placename:-  Glassonby
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, 3x2 sheets, The County of Cumberland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by Thomas Donald, engraved and published by Joseph Hodskinson, 29 Arundel Street, Strand, London, 1774.
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"Glassonby"
block or blocks, labelled in lowercase; a hamlet or just a house 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
Image © Carlisle Library

evidence:-   old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions) 
placename:-  Glasenby
source data:-   Book, 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.
image CAM2P190, button  goto source
Page 190:-  "... Towards Glasenby is a fine spring, and another surrounded by a large but shallow foss and vallum. ..."

evidence:-   old map:- Ford 1839 map
placename:-  Glassonby
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Map of the Lake District of Cumberland, Westmoreland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by Charles Thurnam, Carlisle, and by R Groombridge, 5 Paternoster Row, London, 3rd edn 1843.
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"Glassonby"
item:-  JandMN : 100.1
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evidence:-   old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H
placename:-  Glassonby
source data:-   Map of the English Lakes, in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
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"Glassonby"
blocks, settlement 
item:-  JandMN : 82.1
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evidence:-   old print:- Calverley 1899
item:-  cross
source data:-   In the wall of a house on the right of the road, going through from Kirk Oswald:-
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Sketch by W G Collingwood. 
Part of a cross shaft. 
item:-  JandMN : 190
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places:-  
NY57643897 Glassonby Methodist Church (Glassonby)
NY57603872 chapel, Glassonby (2) (Glassonby)
NY57683889 fingerpost, Glassonby (Glassonby)
NY57613861 house, Glassonby (Glassonby) L
NY57703882 Keeper's Cottage (Glassonby) L
NY573385 Lawclose (Glassonby)
NY57863891 Old Hall Farm (Glassonby) L
NY57683890 seat, Glassonby (2) (Glassonby)
NY57633886 Glassonby Village Hall (Glassonby)
NY57743893 White House Farm (Glassonby) L
NY57843894 fingerpost, Glassonby (2) (Glassonby)
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