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placename:- Kirk Fell
parish Nether Wasdale parish, once in Cumberland
parish Ennerdale and Kinniside parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
hill; fell
Altitude 2631 feet
coordinates:- NY19491049
10Km square:- NY11

1Km square NY1910

photograph

Kirk Fell -- Nether Wasdale and Ennerdale and Kinniside -- Cumbria / -- 18.6.2013
photograph

Kirk Fell -- Nether Wasdale and Ennerdale and Kinniside -- Cumbria / -- 4.7.2011

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 74 7)

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.

placename:- Kirk Fell
locality
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, black and white, Wasdale Head, Kirk Fell behind, Nether Wasdale, Cumberland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Plate, opposite p.84:-
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Print, engraving, outline view, Mountains seen from Lanthwaite Wood Crummock Water, drawn by L Aspland, engraved by W Banks, Edinburgh, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855.
The view is captioned, numbers referring to mountains in the image:-
1 Whiteless Pike, 2 Honister Crag, 3 Green Gable, 4 Great End, 5 Great Gable / Rannerdale Knott (beneath), 6 Scawfell Pike, 7 Kirkfell / Scarf Gap (below), 8 High Crag, 9 High Stile, 10 Bleaberry Crag, 11 Red Pike, 12 Melbreak.
MOUNTAINS SEEN FROM LANTHWAITE WOOD CRUMMOCK WATER.
L Aspland Delt. / W Banks Sc Edinr.

placename:- Kirkfell
person:- artist : Aspland, T L
person:- engraver : Banks, W
person:- publisher : Garnett, John
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page :-
...
Kirkfell, which stands backward, between Yewbarrow and Great Gable, was very tempting to a tourist who explored this neighbourhood some years ago; and he set out to get to Buttermere by Blacksail and Scarf Gap. After hours of walking, he struck into the deep ravine between Kirkfell and Great Gable; and when he arrived within sight of a lake at night, he was confounded to find it still Wast Water. He had walked completely round the mountain, instead of getting on. We observed to a comrade that this could not have happened if the tourist had carried a pocket-compass. "And not having a compass," said our friend, "he fetched one."

placename:- Kirkfell
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
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Kirkfell
hill hachuring

placename:- Kirkfell
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

old print:- Otley 1823 (4th edn 1830)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
Page 57:-
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Some of the Western Mountains: / as seen from Helvellyn.
Wetherlam / Old Man - Coniston Fell / Carrs, or Scars / Gray Friar / Black Combe / Crinkle Crags / Bowfell / Scawfell Pike / Great-end Crag / Glaramara / Great Gable / Kirkfell / Pillar Fell / Honister and High Crag / High Stile / Dalehead and Red Pike / Robinson / Blake Fell / Witeless Pike / Grasmoor / Ill Crags / Grisedale Pike
Page 125:-
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The Mountains of Crummock and Buttermere: / as seen on the Road between Scale-Hill and Loweswater.
Whiteside / Grasmoor / Witeless Pike / Robinson / Fleetworth / Rannerdale Knot / Hay Stacks and Gable / Cold Kell Wyke / Kirkfell / High Crag / High Stile / Red Pike / Melbreak / Hencomb

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

old print:- Otley 1823 (8th edn 1849)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
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Engraving, outline view of mountains, A Group of Mountains seen from Helvellyn, looking towards the South West, drawn by T Binns, engraved by O Jewitt, opposite p.50 of A Descriptive Guide of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, 8th edition, 1849.

placename:- Kirkfell
date:- 1849
period:- 19th century, early; 1840s

old print:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834) -- probably relevant

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
image OT01P063, button   goto source.
Page 63:-
image OT2E09, button   goto source.
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placename:- Kirkfell
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

source:- Otley 1818

New Map of the District of the Lakes, in Westmorland, Cumberland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, published by J Otley, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1818; pblished 1818 to 1850s.
image OT02NY11, button   goto source.
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placename:- Kirk Fell
hill

old print:- Jenkinson 1875

Guide book, A Practical Guide to the English Lake District, by Henry Irwin Jenkinson, published by Edward Stanford, 55 Charing Cross, London, 4th edition 1875.
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Print, lithograph, outline view, Panoramic Sketches from Helvellyn, Westmorland, by Edwin A Pettitt, London, published by Edward Stanford, 55 Charing Cross, London, 1875.
... Kirk fell ...
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Print, lithograph, outline view, Panoramic Sketches from Skiddaw, Cumberland, by Edwin A Pettitt, London, published by Edward Stanford, 55 Charing Cross, London, 1875.
... Kirk Fell ...
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Print, lithograph, outline view, Panoramic Sketches from Scawfell Pike, Cumberland, by Edwin A Pettitt, London, published by Edward Stanford, 55 Charing Cross, London, 1875.
... Kirk Fell ...

placename:- Kirk Fell
date:- 1875
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Matthew 1866

Guide book, The English Lakes, Peaks and Passes, from Kendal to Keswick, by George King Matthew, published by J Richardson, Highgate, Kendal, Westmorland, 1866.
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Print, engraving, outline view, Ennerdale, Cumberland, published by J Richardson, Highgate, Kendal, Westmorland, 1866.
Tipped in before p.1 of The English Lakes, Peaks and Passes, from Kendal to Keswick, by George King Matthew.
printed at bottom:-
ENNERDALE
printed at caption to mountains:-
... Kirkfell. ...

placename:- Kirkfell
date:- 1866
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Matthew 1866

Guide book, The English Lakes, Peaks and Passes, from Kendal to Keswick, by George King Matthew, published by J Richardson, Highgate, Kendal, Westmorland, 1866.
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Print, engraving, outline view, Mountains as seen from the Road to Wastwater near Murthwaiteside, Cumberland, published by J Richardson, Highgate, Kendal, Westmorland, 1866.
Tipped in before p.1 of The English Lakes, Peaks and Passes, from Kendal to Keswick, by George King Matthew.
printed at bottom:-
MOUNTAINS AS SEEN FROM THE ROAD TO WASTWATER NEAR MURTHWAITESIDE.
printed at caption to mountains:-
... Kirkfell. ...

placename:- Kirkfell
date:- 1866
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Black 1856

Guide book, Black's Guide to the English Lakes, published by Adam and Charles Black, North Bridge, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, or Soho Square, London, 1856 to 1900s onwards.
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Print, lithograph, Outline Views, Buttermere - Mountains as seen from the Knots near the Hotel at Buttermere, and Mountains as seen at the Seat in Lanthwaite Wood, Scale Hill, by J Flintoft, Keswick, Cumberland, engraved by R Mason, Edinburgh, Lothian, about 1900.
... 7 Kirk Fell ... 8 Kirk Fell ...

placename:- Kirk Fell
date:- 1900
period:- 1900s

old print:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
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Print, engraving, outline view, Mountains seen from Lanthwaite Wood Crummock Water, drawn by L Aspland, engraved by W Banks, Edinburgh, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855.
Opposite p.84 in A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau.
The view is captioned, numbers refering to mountains in the image - 1 Whiteless Pike, 2 Honister Crag, 3 Green Gable, 4 Great End, 5 Great Gable / Rannerdale Knott (beneath), 6 Scawfell Pike, 7 Kirkfell / Scarf Gap (below), 8 High Crag, 9 High Stile, 10 Bleaberry Crag, 11 Red Pike, 12 Melbreak.
printed at top:-
MOUNTAINS SEEN FROM LANTHWAITE WOOD CRUMMOCK WATER.
printed at bottom left, right:-
L Aspland Delt. / W Banks Sc Edinr.

placename:- Kirkfell
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Linton 1852

Guide book, A Handbook of the Whitehaven and Furness Railway, guide to the Lake District etc, by John Linton, published by Whittaker and Co, London, etc, 1852.
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Print, engraving, outline views, Mountains as Seen from the Esk Viaduct, the Eskmeals Viaduct, and Mountains as Seen from the Viaduct near Drigg, the Irt Viaduct, Whitehaven and Furness Junction Railway, Cumberland, engraved by W H Lizars, Edinburgh, published by Whittaker and Co, London, and by R Gibson and Son and by Callander and Dixon, Whitehaven, Cumberland, 1852.
Tipped in opposite p.86 of A Handbook of the Whitehaven and Furness Railway, by John Linton.

placename:- Kirk Fell
date:- 1852
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Farington 1816 (plate 25)

Set of prints, 43 engravings, The Lakes of Lancashire, Westmorland, and Cumberland, drawings by Jospeph Farington, with text by Thomas Hartwell Horne, published by T Cadell, and W Davies, Strand, and by J M'Creery, Black Horse Court, Fleet Street, London, 1816.
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Wastdale Village, drawn by Joseph Farington, engraved by J Landseer, published by T Cadell and W Davies, Strand, London, 1815.
Plate 25 in The Lakes of Lancashire, Westmorland and Cumberland ... with text by Thomas Hartwell Horne.
date:- 1815
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Black 1841 (3rd edn 1846)

Guide book, Black's Picturesque Guide to the English Lakes, published by Adam and Charles Blck, North Bridge, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, 1841 to 1888.
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Print, engraving, outline view, Mountains as seen from The Knots near the Victoria at Buttermere, and Mountains as seen at the Seat in Lanthwaite Wood, Scale Hill, by J Flintoft, Keswick, Cumberland, engraved by R Mason, Edinburgh, Lothian, about 1846.
... 7 Kirk Fell ... 8 Kirk Fell ...

placename:- Kirk Fell
date:- 1844
period:- 19th century, early

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Kirk Fell -- Nether Wasdale and Ennerdale and Kinniside -- Cumbria / -- 4.7.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large Kirk Fell -- Nether Wasdale and Ennerdale and Kinniside -- Cumbria / -- 4.7.2011
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button to large Kirk Fell -- Nether Wasdale and Ennerdale and Kinniside -- Cumbria / -- 4.4.2007
tiny photograph, 
button to large Kirk Fell -- Nether Wasdale and Ennerdale and Kinniside -- Cumbria / -- 9.6.2007
tiny photograph, 
button to large Kirk Fell -- Nether Wasdale and Ennerdale and Kinniside -- Cumbria / -- 12.5.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Kirk Fell -- Nether Wasdale and Ennerdale and Kinniside -- Cumbria / -- From the head of Mosedale. -- 3.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large Kirk Fell -- Nether Wasdale and Ennerdale and Kinniside -- Cumbria / -- 3.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large Kirk Fell -- Nether Wasdale and Ennerdale and Kinniside -- Cumbria / -- Great Gable and Kirk Fell, from Pillar. -- 25.6.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Kirk Fell -- Nether Wasdale and Ennerdale and Kinniside -- Cumbria / -- A cairn, -- NY19851074 (at) -- 4.7.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large Kirk Fell -- Nether Wasdale and Ennerdale and Kinniside -- Cumbria / -- Summit cairn, -- NY19491048 (at) -- 4.7.2011

button   Boat Howe Crags, Ennerdale and Kinniside
button   Breakwater Slab Grooved Arete, Boat Howe Crags
button   Breakwater Slabs by Moss Salb, Boat Howe Crags
button   Breakwater Slabs, Boat Howe Crags
button   Coastguard Climb, Boat Howe Crags
button   Hatchway and Rigging, Boat Howe Crags
button   Horizon Climb, Boat Howe Crags
button   Kirkfell Crags, Ennerdale and Kinniside
button   Kirkfell Tarn, Nether Wasdale
button   Larboard Arete, Boat Howe Crags
button   Longshoreman's Arete, Boat Howe Crags
button   Prow of the Boat, Boat Howe Crags
button   Rib End, Nether Wasdale
button   Sea Wall Arete, Boat Howe Crags
button   Starboard Arete by Clinker, Boat Howe Crags
button   Starboard Arete Direct, Boat Howe Crags
button   Starboard Chimney, Boat Howe Crags
button   Starboard Fender, Boat Howe Crags
button   Stern Girdle Traverse, Boat Howe Crags

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