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placename:- Horton in Ribblesdale
county:- North Yorkshire
coordinates:- SD8072
10Km square:- SD87

1Km square SD8072

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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placename:- Horton
county:- Yorkshire
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

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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Tour to the Caves in the West Riding of Yorkshire, late 18th century
Page 274:-
... along the banks of the river Ribble, four or five miles farther, to the village of Horton, situated at the bottom of the lofty and elegant mountain Pennegant.
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Page 275:-
Before we left Horton we visited some natural curiosities of the cavern kind on the base of Pennegant.[1] Dowgill-scar, a little above Horton, ... [and] About a mile or two above Horton, upon the base of Pennegant, we visited Hulpit and Huntpit-holes. ...

placename:- Horton
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

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