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Great Dun Fell, Milburn
Great Dun Fell
locality:-   Milburn Forest
civil parish:-   Milburn (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   hill
coordinates:-   NY710321 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY7132
10Km square:-   NY73
altitude:-   2780 feet
altitude:-   847m

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 5 4) 
placename:-  Great Dun Fell
placename:-  Dun Fell, 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:-   perhaps old map:- Morden 1695 (Wmd) 
placename:-  Dun Fell
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, published by Abel Swale, the Unicorn, St Paul's Churchyard, Awnsham, and John Churchill, the Black Swan, Paternoster Row, London, 1695.
"Fell / Dun"
item:-  JandMN : 24
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) 
placename:-  Dunn Fell
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

During the WSW gales of 15 January 1968, a gust of 134 mph was recorded on this hill.

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