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High Cup Nick, Dufton
High Cup Nick
site name:-   Whin Sill
locality:-   High Cup
civil parish:-   Dufton (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Murton (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   pass
coordinates:-   NY74442620 (?) 
1Km square:-   NY7426
10Km square:-   NY72

BQR94.jpg (taken 1.6.2009)  
BQR95.jpg (taken 1.6.2009)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 10 1) 
placename:-  High Cup Nick
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:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) 
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; valley 
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Image © National Library of Scotland

This is the nick itself; the placename gets used wrongly for the whole area of High Cupgill Head.

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