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Grains Gill
runs into:-    Derwent, River

locality:-   Grains
civil parish:-   Borrowdale (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   river
locality type:-   valley
1Km square:-   NY2310
10Km square:-   NY21

BNG77.jpg  At Stockley Bridge.
(taken 26.2.2007)  
BQO05.jpg  At Stockley Bridge.
(taken 12.5.2009)  

evidence:-   old map:- Donald 1774 (Cmd) 
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.
single or double wiggly line; a river 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
Image © Carlisle Library

evidence:-   old map:- West 1784 map
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, about 1784.
item:-  Armitt Library : A1221.1
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   old print:- Green 1810 (plate 45) 
source data:-   Print, soft ground etching, Stockley Bridge, Borrowdale, Cumberland, by William Green, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1808.
image  click to enlarge
Plate 45 in Sixty Studies from Nature, 1810. 
printed at top right:-  "45"
printed at bottom:-  "STOCKLEY BRIDGE. / Drawn and Engraved by William Green, and Published at Ambleside, June 24, 1808."
watermark:-  "J WHATMAN / 1813"
item:-  Armitt Library : A6641.45
Image © see bottom of page

BNG60.jpg  The dale head.
(taken 26.2.2007)  
BNG45.jpg  High up, in Grains.
(taken 26.2.2007)  
BNG36.jpg  At the footbridge in Seathwaite.
(taken 26.2.2007)  
BLY09.jpg  From Seathwaite Bridge (if this Grains Gill in this reach).
(taken 24.4.2006)  

NY23461090 Stockley Bridge (Borrowdale) L
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