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placename:- How Hill
locality:- How
parish Above Derwent parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
hill
coordinates:- NY2424
10Km square:- NY22
References West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

1Km square NY2424

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.
image WS21P207, button   goto source.
Addendum; Mr Gray's Journal, 1769
Page 207:-
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Oct. 5. I walked through the meadows and corn-fields to the Derwent, and crossing it went up to How-hill; it looks along Bassenthwaite-water, and sees at the same time the course of the river, and a part of the upper lake, with a full view of Skiddaw: ...

placename:- How Hill
date:- 1769
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

button   trig point, NY3926936409

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