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Great Coum, Dent
Great Coum
civil parish:-   Dent (formerly Yorkshire)
civil parish:-   Casterton (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   hill
locality type:-   boundary feature
locality type:-   parish boundary feature
locality type:-   county boundary feature (old) 
coordinates:-   SD70138352 (etc) 
1Km square:-   SD7083
10Km square:-   SD78

CDT99.jpg (taken 25.8.2015)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 44 12) 
placename:-  Great Coum
placename:-  Coum, 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:-   possibly old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) 
placename:-  Crage
source data:-   Map, 4 sheets, The County of Westmoreland, scale 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed 1768, and engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
hill hachuring; hill or mountain 
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Image © National Library of Scotland

evidence:-   probably descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821) 
source data:-   Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
image WS21P270, button  goto source
Tour to the Caves in the West Riding of Yorkshire, late 18th century 
Page 270:-  "... There was a very thin bed of coal almost on the top of this mountain [Whernside], and we were told another corresponded with it on the top of great Colm, a lofty mountain on the other side of that branch of the vale of Dent called Dibdale.- ..."

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