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placename:- King Water
parish Kingwater parish, once in Cumberland
parish Walton parish, once in Cumberland
parish Burtholme parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
river
coordinates:- NY5466
10Km square:- NY56

1Km square NY5466

photograph

King Water -- Kingwater and Walton etc -- Cumbria / -- 19.2.2010
photograph

King Water -- Kingwater and Walton etc -- Cumbria / -- Someone has built a straight row of near a dozen little piles of stones. ... There's an interesting selection of rock types in the river bed. -- 19.2.2010

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.
thumbnail FD02NY56, button to large image
King Water

placename:- King Water
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 108:-
... Kingwater, over which there is a long wooden bridge; this water rises in a dreary waste; its
Page 109:-
banks are fertile, but the ridges which bound it on the north, or separate it from the Irthing, parallel to which it flows for some distance, are naked, cold, and uninviting. ...

placename:- Kingwater
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old map:- Cooper 1808

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, scale about 9 miles to 1 inch, by H Cooper, 1808, published by G and W B Whittaker, 13 Ave Maria Lane, London, 1824.
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King W.
tapering wiggly line; river, and outline, shaded; lake

placename:- King Water
locality:- Eskdale Ward
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large King Water -- Kingwater and Walton etc -- Cumbria / -- At the ford near West Hall, -- NY56686743 (at) -- 4.6.2010

button   Dovecote Bridge, Walton
button   fish pass, Kingbridge Ford
button   ford, Kingwater
button   Friar Waingate Bridge, Kingwater
button   Kingbridge Ford Bridge, Kingwater
button   Kingbridge Ford, Kingwater

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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