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placename:- Grasmoor
parish Buttermere parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
hill
Altitude 2791 feet
coordinates:- NY17492034
10Km square:- NY12

1Km square NY1720

photograph

Grasmoor -- Buttermere -- Cumbria / -- From Lanthwaite. -- 14.10.2005
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Grasmoor -- Buttermere -- Cumbria / -- 24.3.2007

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Plate, opposite p.93:-
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Print, engraving, outline view, Mountains seen from Applethwaite near Keswick, drawn by L Aspland, engraved by W Banks, Edinburgh, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855.
MOUNTAINS SEEN FROM APPLETHWAITE NEAR KESWICK.
L Aspland Delt. / W Banks Sc Edinr.
The view is captioned, numbers referring to mountains in the image:-
1 Wallow Crag, 2 Falcon Crag, 3 Shepherd's Crag / Lowdore below, 4 Glaramara, 5 Brund, 6 Castle Crag, 7 Great End, 8 Scawfell Pike, 9 Catbell, 10, High Stile, 11 Red Pike, 12 Grasmoor, 13 Causey Pike, 14 Melbreak, 15 Grisdale Pike
person:- artist : Aspland, T L
person:- engraver : Banks, W
person:- publisher : Garnett, John
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page 179:-
A TABLE OF THE HEIGHTS OF MOUNTAINS IN THE COUNTIES OF CUMBERLAND, WESTMORLAND, AND LANCASHIRE.
No. : Names of Mountains. : Counties. : Height in Feet above the Sea Level.
11 : Grassmoor : Cumberland : 2756

placename:- Grassmoor
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
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Grassmoor
hill hachuring

placename:- Grassmoor
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

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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Grassmoor
Hill hachuring.

placename:- Grassmoor
county:- Westmoreland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
... THE Lake district ... consists of large masses or clusters of mountains, generally terminating in one aspiring and pre-eminent point, with the intermediate valleys occupied either by lakes and their subsidiary tarns, or by winding rivers.
The chief nuclei of these clusters are, Skiddaw and Blencathra, Helvellyn, Fairfield, Coniston Old Man, Blackcomb, Scafell, Gable, Red Pike, Grasmoor, Grisdale Pike, and the Langdale Pikes. Many noble and commanding mountains rise around these, rivalling them in height and grandeur, but still
Page iv:-
serving as large buttresses only. In the presentation of endlessly-diversified forms, these Mountains yield to none, however individually inferior they may be, owing to their being seldom seen in a detached point of view; although, on the other hand, they have thus the advantage of forming combinations at once grand and sublime, towering above each other, or rising in ridges, like the mighty billows of the ocean.
Page 178:-
ELEVATION OF THE MOUNTAINS,
ACCORDING TO DIFFERENT AUTHORITIES.

placename:- Grasmoor
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old print:- Otley 1823 (4th edn 1830)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
Page 57:-
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Some of the Western Mountains: / as seen from Helvellyn.
Wetherlam / Old Man - Coniston Fell / Carrs, or Scars / Gray Friar / Black Combe / Crinkle Crags / Bowfell / Scawfell Pike / Great-end Crag / Glaramara / Great Gable / Kirkfell / Pillar Fell / Honister and High Crag / High Stile / Dalehead and Red Pike / Robinson / Blake Fell / Witeless Pike / Grasmoor / Ill Crags / Grisedale Pike
Page 125:-
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The Mountains of Crummock and Buttermere: / as seen on the Road between Scale-Hill and Loweswater.
Whiteside / Grasmoor / Witeless Pike / Robinson / Fleetworth / Rannerdale Knot / Hay Stacks and Gable / Cold Kell Wyke / Kirkfell / High Crag / High Stile / Red Pike / Melbreak / Hencomb

placename:- Grasmoor
date:- 1830
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old print:- Otley 1823 (8th edn 1849)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
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Engraving, outline view of mountains, Crummock and Buttermere from the Road near Loweswater Church, drawn by T Binns, engraved by O Jewitt, opposite p.18 of A Descriptive Guide of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, 8th edition, 1849.
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Engraving, outline view of mountains, A Group of Mountains seen from Helvellyn, looking towards the South West, drawn by T Binns, engraved by O Jewitt, opposite p.50 of A Descriptive Guide of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, 8th edition, 1849.

placename:- Grasmoor
date:- 1849
period:- 19th century, early; 1840s

old print:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
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Page 25:-
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...
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Page 63:-
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GRASMOOR
Is a bold rocky mountain on the eastern side of Crummock Lake; it is sometimes called Grasmire, a name in no wise corresponding with its appearance. It rises to the height of 2756 feet. The side towards the lake is extremely rocky and barren; but the eastern side is a grassy slope, and on its summit is a plain of several acres; it affords a good bird's eye view of the Lakes of Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater, with their adjacent mountains; and a considerable portion of the Cumberland and Scottish coasts.
...
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The greatest bulk of these mountain rocks have been commonly included under the general appellation of slate; although many of them shew no disposition to the slaty cleavage. They may be classed in three principal divisions.
Of these divisions, the FIRST or lowest in the series, forms ... Grasmoor, ...
...
Altitude 2756 feet
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

source:- Otley 1818

New Map of the District of the Lakes, in Westmorland, Cumberland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, published by J Otley, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1818; pblished 1818 to 1850s.
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placename:- Grasmoor
hill

old map:- West 1784 map

A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, now Cumbria, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, included in the Guide to the Lakes by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Westmorland, and in London, from the 3rd edition 1784, to 1821.
Shown by a small circle of hachuring.
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placename:- Grasmire Hill
hill
county:- Cumberland

descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
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... Behind you, awful Grasmire (the Skiddaw of the vale) frowns in all the majesty of furrowed rock, cut almost perpendicularly to the centre by the water-falls of ages.
... ...
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A TABLE OF THE Height of Mountains and Lakes SEEN IN THIS TOUR, ... TAKEN FROM THE LEVEL OF THE SEA. ... by Mr. John Dalton.
Grasmire, N.E. of Crummock Lake ... 955 [yards]

placename:- Grasmire
Altitude 2865 feet
date:- 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

old map:- Smith 1751

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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Grasmire
knobbly hillocks; mountains

placename:- Grasmire
date:- 1751
period:- 18th century, late; 1750s

old print:- Jenkinson 1875

Guide book, A Practical Guide to the English Lake District, by Henry Irwin Jenkinson, published by Edward Stanford, 55 Charing Cross, London, 4th edition 1875.
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Print, lithograph, outline view, Panoramic Sketches from Helvellyn, Westmorland, by Edwin A Pettitt, London, published by Edward Stanford, 55 Charing Cross, London, 1875.
... Grasmoor ...
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Print, lithograph, outline view, Panoramic Sketches from Skiddaw, Cumberland, by Edwin A Pettitt, London, published by Edward Stanford, 55 Charing Cross, London, 1875.
... Grasmoor ...
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Print, lithograph, outline view, Panoramic Sketches from Scawfell Pike, Cumberland, by Edwin A Pettitt, London, published by Edward Stanford, 55 Charing Cross, London, 1875.
... Grasmoor ...

placename:- Grasmoor
date:- 1875
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Black 1856 (23rd edn 1900)

Guide book, Black's Guide to the English Lakes, published by Adam and Charles Black, North Bridge, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, or Soho Square, London, 1856 to 1900s onwards.
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Print, lithograph, Outline Views, Skiddaw and Derwent Water - Mountains as seen at Lodore Hotel, and Mountains as seen at the Third Gate on Ascending Latrigg on the Way to Skiddaw, by J Flintoft, Keswick, Cumberland, engraved by R Mason, Edinburgh, Lothian, about 1900.
... 24 Grasmoor ...
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Print, lithograph, Outline Views, Buttermere - Mountains as seen from the Knots near the Hotel at Buttermere, and Mountains as seen at the Seat in Lanthwaite Wood, Scale Hill, by J Flintoft, Keswick, Cumberland, engraved by R Mason, Edinburgh, Lothian, about 1900.
... 1 Grasmoor ...

placename:- Grasmoor
date:- 1900
period:- 1900s

old print:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
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Print, engraving, outline view, Mountains seen from Applethwaite near Keswick, drawn by L Aspland, engraved by W Banks, Edinburgh, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855.
Folded in opposite p.93 in A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau.
The view is captioned, numbers refering to mountains in the image - 1 Wallow Crag, 2 Falcon Crag, 3 Shepherd's Crag / Lowdore below, 4 Glaramara, 5 Brund, 6 Castle Crag, 7 Great End, 8 Scawfell Pike, 9 Catbell, 10, High Stile, 11 Red Pike, 12 Grasmoor, 13 Causey Pike, 14 Melbreak, 15 Grisdale Pike.
printed at top:-
MOUNTAINS SEEN FROM APPLETHWAITE NEAR KESWICK.
printed at bottom left, right:-
L Aspland Delt. / W Banks Sc Edinr.

placename:- Grasmoor
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Tattersall 1836 (version 1869)

Guide book, The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall, published by Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row, London, about 1836.
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Print, hand coloured, Loweswater, from the North West, Cumberland, drawn by George Tattersall, 1836, engraved by W F Topham, published by T J Allman, 463 Oxford Street, London, 1869.
Included in The Lakes of England, by W F Topham.
printed at bottom:-
LOWESWATER, / from the North West.
printed at bottom:-
Bottom. / Grasmoor. / Whiteless. / Buttermere Moss. / Hindscarth. / Low Fell. / Glaramara. / Honister Crag. / Melbreak. / High Style. / Red Pike. / Blake Fell.

placename:- Grasmoor
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Tattersall 1836 (version 1869)

Guide book, The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall, published by Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row, London, about 1836.
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Print, hand coloured, Crummock Lake, from the East, Buttermere, Cumberland, drawn by George Tattersall, 1836, engraved by W F Topham, published by T J Allman, 463 Oxford Street, London, 1869.
Included in The Lakes of England, by W F Topham.
printed at bottom:-
CRUMMOCK LAKE, / from the East.
printed at bottom:-
Gale Fell. / Blea Fell. / Scale Knot. / Melbreak. / Whinfell. / Grasmoor. / Low Fell. / Whiteless.

placename:- Grasmoor
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Tattersall 1836

Guide book, The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall, published by Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row, London, about 1836.
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Print, engraving, Loweswater from the North West, Cumberland, drawn by George Tattersall, engraved by W F Topham, published by Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row, London, about 1836.
The print is captioned with mountain names and acts as an outline view.
Frontispiece to The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall (listed to be inserted opposite p.35).
printed at bottom:-
LOWESWATER. / from the North West.
printed at bottom left to right:-
Bottom. / Grasmoor. / Whiteless. / Buttermere & Moss. / Hindscarth. / Low Fell. / Glaramara. / Honister Crag. / Melbreak. / High Style. / Red Pike. / Blake Fell.

placename:- Grasmoor
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Tattersall 1836

Guide book, The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall, published by Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row, London, about 1836.
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Print, engraving, Crummock Lake, from the East, Buttermere, Cumberland, drawn by George Tattersall, engraved by W F Topham, published by Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row, London, about 1836.
The print is captioned with mountain names and acts as an outline view.
Tipped in opposite p.74 of The Lakes of England, by George Tattersall.
printed at bottom:-
CRUMMOCK LAKE. / from the East.
printed at bottom left to right:-
Gale Fell. / Blea Fell. / Scale Knot. / Melbreak. / Whinfell. / Grasmoor. / Lowfell. / Whiteless.

placename:- Grasmoor
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Barrow 1888

Book, Mountain Ascents in Westmoreland and Cumberland, by John Barrow, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London, 1886-88.
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Outline view, engraving? Outline of Mountain Tops as seen from the Keswick Hotel, sketched by John Barrow, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, St Dunstan's House, Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, London, 1888.
... Grassmoor ...

placename:- Grassmoor
date:- 1888
period:- 19th century, late; 1880s

old print:- Black 1841 (3rd edn 1846)

Guide book, Black's Picturesque Guide to the English Lakes, published by Adam and Charles Blck, North Bridge, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, 1841 to 1888.
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Print, engraving, outline view, Mountains as seen from The Knots near the Victoria at Buttermere, and Mountains as seen at the Seat in Lanthwaite Wood, Scale Hill, by J Flintoft, Keswick, Cumberland, engraved by R Mason, Edinburgh, Lothian, about 1846.
... 1 Grasmoor ...
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Print, engraving, outline view, Mountains as seen at Lowdore Inn, and Mountains as seen at the Third Gate on Ascending Latrigg on the Way to Skiddaw, by J Flintoft, Keswick, Cumberland, engraved by R Mason, Edinburgh, Lothian, about 1846.
... 24 Grasmoor ...

placename:- Grasmoor
date:- 1844
period:- 19th century, early

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Grasmoor -- Buttermere -- Cumbria / -- From the Fangs, roughly. -- 14.10.2005
tiny photograph, 
button to large Grasmoor -- Buttermere -- Cumbria / -- 24.4.2006
tiny photograph, 
button to large Grasmoor -- Buttermere -- Cumbria / -- Whiteless Pike; Grasmoor and Wandhope; Crag Hill -- 14.2.2007
tiny photograph, 
button to large Grasmoor -- Buttermere -- Cumbria / -- 26.4.2007

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