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Great Blacklaw Hill, Geltsdale
Great Blacklaw Hill
locality:-   Geltsdale
civil parish:-   Geltsdale (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   hill
locality type:-   boundary feature
locality type:-   county boundary feature
coordinates:-   NY62225339 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY6253
10Km square:-   NY65
altitude:-   1952 feet
altitude:-   595m
county:-   Northumberland
current boundary
locality:-   Cumbria boundary
old boundary
locality:-   Cumberland boundary

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 26 9) 
placename:-  Great Blacklaw Hill
placename:-  Blacklaw Hill, Great
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:- Donald 1774 (Cmd) 
placename:-  Blacklaw Hill
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.
"Blacklaw Hill"
hill hachuring; hill or mountain, on county boundary 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
Image © Carlisle Library

evidence:-   old map:- Ford 1839 map
placename:-  Black Law
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.
"Black Law"
Hill hachuring, on the county border. 
item:-  JandMN : 100.1
Image © see bottom of page

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