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placename:- Leven, River
parish Haverthwaite parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
river
coordinates:- SD3483
10Km square:- SD38
county:- Cumbria
parish Ulverston parish, once in Lancashire
parish Egton with Newland parish, once in Lancashire
parish Lower Allithwaite parish, once in Lancashire
river
10Km square:- SD37

1Km square SD3483

photograph

Leven, River -- Haverthwaite and Ulverston etc -- Cumbria -- Cumbria / -- From Gummers How. -- 28.4.2006
photograph

Leven, River -- Haverthwaite and Ulverston etc -- Cumbria -- Cumbria / -- At Backbarrow Bridge, -- SD35588494 (about) -- 28.5.2010

source:- OS County Series (Lan 12)

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.
Spring Tides Flow to this Weir
coordinates:- SD34798395
date:- 1847=1851
period:- 19th century, late; 1840s; 1850s

source:- OS County Series (Lan 11)

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.
Navigable to this point for Vessels of 7[5] Tons
at Greenodd (now on land)
coordinates:- SD31528257
date:- 1847=1851
period:- 19th century, late; 1840s; 1850s

old print:- Bradley 1901

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Print, uncoloured lithograph, On the River Leven, Haverthwaite, Lancashire, by Joseph Pennell, published by Macmillan and Co, London, 1901.
On page 179 of Highways and Byways in the Lake District, by A G Bradley.
printed at bottom:-
On the River Leven.

placename:- Leven, River
date:- 1901
period:- 1900s

old map:- Prior 1874 map 1

Map, Winander Mere, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1874.
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Leven R.
double line with stream lines; river

placename:- Leven River
date:- 1874
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

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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Leven R.
double wiggly line, and estuary

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

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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Leven R.

placename:- Leven River
county:- Lancashire
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 27:-
... The Leven is a noble stream, and higher up above the bridge [Newby Bridge], gradually widens in sportive curves and charming little bays. ...
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

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 OT01P041, button   goto source.
Page 41:-
... leaving which [Windermere] ... is called the Leven, and joins the Crake from Coniston upon the sands below Penny Bridge.
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old map:- Perrot 1823

Map, Cumberland, Westmoreland, scale about 38 miles to 1 inch, by Aristide Michel Perrot, engraved by Migneret, 1823, published by Etienne Ledoux, 9 Rue Guenegaud, Paris, France, 1824; published 1824-48.
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tapering wiggly line
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.
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Leven R.

placename:- Leven River
river

descriptive text:- Baker 1802

Perspective road map with sections in Lancashire, Westmorland, and Cumberland through Kendal and Penrith ending at Carlisle, by J Baker, London 1802.
pp.25-26:-
... Cartmel ... between two bays of the sea, the one formed by the river Kenken, the other by the conflux of some smaller streams, there falling from the great Westmorland and Cumberland fells into the Irish sea. ...
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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tapering wiggly line; river
county:- Lancashire
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

road book:- Cary 1798 (2nd edn 1802)

Road book, Cary's New Itinerary, by John Cary, published by G and J Cary, 86 St James's Street, London, 1798-1828.
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page 653-654
Cross the Leven River

placename:- Leven, River
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Windermere S)

Map series, lakes and roads to the Lakes, by James Clarke, engraved by S J Neele, 352 Strand, London, included in A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, published by James Clarke, Penrith, and in London etc, from 1787 to 1793.
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river
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- West 1784 map

A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, now Cumbria, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, included in the Guide to the Lakes by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Westmorland, and in London, from the 3rd edition 1784, to 1821.
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Leven R.

placename:- Leven, River
river
county:- Lancashire

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Win/Ble)

Series of maps, An Accurate Map of the Matchless Lake of Derwent, of the Grand Lake of Windermere, of the Beautiful Lake of Ullswater, of Broadwater or Bassenthwaite Lake, of Coniston Lake, of Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater Lakes, and Pocklington's Island, by Peter Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1783 to 1794.
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double wiggly line with stream lines
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760

New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87.
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double line with stream lines, into the Leven Estuary
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Simpson 1746 map (Wmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland? in The Agreeable Historian by Samuel Simpson, printed by R Walker, Fleet Lane, London, 1746.
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Wiggly line; from Windermere.
county:- Lancashire
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Cmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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Double line from Windermere to the estuary.
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Wmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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county:- Lancashire
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Seller 1694 (Wmd)

Map, Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, by John Seller, 1694; editions to 1787.
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county:- Lancashire
date:- 1694
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Sanson 1679

Map, Ancien Royaume de Northumberland aujourdhuy Provinces de Nort, ie the Ancient Kingdom of Northumberland or the Northern Provinces, scale about miles to 1 inch, by Nicholas Sanson, Paris, France, 1679.
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tapering wiggly line; river
county:- Lancashire
date:- 1679
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

old map:- Jansson 1646

Map, Cumbria et Westmoria, or Cumberland and Westmorland, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Jansson, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1646; published 1646-1724.
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Double wiggly line with stream lines.
county:- Lancashire
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

poem:- Drayton 1612/1622 text

Poem, Polyolbion, by Michael Drayton, published 1612, part 2 with Cumbria published by John Marriott, John Grismand, and Thomas Dewe, London, 1622.
page 136:-
page 137:-

placename:- Levin
other name:- Fosse
date:- 1612; 1622
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s; 1620s

old map:- Drayton 1612/1622

Map, Cumberlande and Westmorlande, by Michael Drayton in part 2 of Polyolbion, probably engraved by William Hole; published by John Marriott, John Grismand, and Thomas Dewe, London, 1622.
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River.

date:- 1622
period:- 17th century, early; 1620s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Cum/EW)

Maps, The Countie Westmorland and Kendale the Cheif Towne, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, London, 1611; published 1611-1770.
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tapering wiggly line
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Wmd)

Maps, The Countie Westmorland and Kendale the Cheif Towne, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, London, 1611; published 1611-1770.
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estuary, into the sea
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

source:- Keer 1605

Map, Westmorlandia et Comberlandia, ie Westmorland and Cumberland now Cumbria, scale about 16 miles to 1 inch, probably by Pieter van den Keere, or Peter Keer, about 1605; published about 1605 to 1676.
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double wiggly line, tapering to single; river
county:- Lancashire

source:- Lloyd 1573 -- probably relevant

Map, Angliae Regni, Kingdom of England, with Wales, scale about 24 miles to 1 inch, authored by Humphrey Lloyd, Denbigh, Clwyd, drawn and engraved by Abraham Ortelius, Netherlands, 1573.
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date:- 1573
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

old map:- Gough 1350s-60s

Reproduction of the Gough Map of Great Britain, reduced size, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, 1875; and a full size line reproduction, with added transcriptions of placenames, 1935.
leven
Flowing from lake Windermere to the sea.
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placename:- Leven
river

old map:- Saxton 1579

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county:- Lancastria
river
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

old map:- Ptolemy 1540 -- possibly relevant

Map, Anglia II Nova Tabula, New Map of England, data in the Geographia by Claudius Ptolemy, engraved by Sebastian Munster, Basle, Switzerland, 1540.
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tapering wiggly double line; river
date:- 1540
period:- 16th century, early; 1540s

old print:- Waugh 1860

Guide book, Over Sands to the Lakes, by Edwin Waugh, published by Alexander Ireland and Co, 22 Market Street, Manchester, 1860.
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Print, engraving, Backbarrow Mills, Backbarrow, Haverthwaite, Lancashire, drawn by T H Wilson, published by Alexander Ireland and Co, 22 Market Street, Manchester, 1860.
On p.47 of Over Sands to the Lakes, by Edwin Waugh.
printed at bottom left:-
THW
printed at bottom:-
BACKBARROW MILLS.
date:- 1860
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Garnett 1850s-60s F

Set of prints, engravings, Views of the English Lakes or Views in the English Lake District, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s?
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Newby Bridge, Lancashire, engraved by William Banks and Son, Edinburgh, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s?
Found with Views of the English Lakes.
The view is from the south showing the River Leven, and the bottom of Windermere, as well as the bridge and Swan Hotel.
printed at bottom:-
W. Banks & Son, Edinr. / NEWBY BRIDGE.
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Leven, River -- Haverthwaite and Ulverston etc -- Cumbria -- Cumbria / -- At Backbarrow Bridge, -- SD35588494 (about) -- 28.5.2010

button   Ainslie Pier, Ulverston
button   Backbarrow Bridge, Backbarrow
button   Dickson's Siding, Haverthwaite
button   footbridge, Backbarrow
button   Greenodd Viaduct, Greenodd
button   Lady Syke Bridge, Haverthwaite
button   Landing Hole, Windermere lake
button   Leven Estuary
button   Leven Viaduct, Egton with Newland
button   Low Wood Bridge, Haverthwaite
button   Lowwood Gunpowder Mills, Haverthwaite
button   Newby Bridge bridge, Staveley-in-Cartmel
button   railway bridge, Haverthwaite (2)
button   Tinker's Ford, Staveley-in-Cartmel
button   Trenmire Ferry, Levens
button   weir, Backbarrow
button   weir, Newby Bridge

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