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Little Dun Fell, Milburn
Little Dun Fell
locality:-   Milburn Forest
civil parish:-   Milburn (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   hill
coordinates:-   NY704330
1Km square:-   NY7033
10Km square:-   NY73
altitude:-   2761 feet
altitude:-   842m

BRF51.jpg (taken 3.8.2009)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 5 4) 
placename:-  Little Dun Fell
placename:-  Dun Fell, Little
source data:-   Maps, 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.

evidence:-   perhaps old map:- Morden 1695 (Wmd) 
placename:-  Dun Fell
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, published by Abel Swale, the Unicorn, St Paul's Churchyard, Awnsham, and John Churchill, the Black Swan, Paternoster Row, London, 1695.
"Fell / Dun"
item:-  JandMN : 24
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evidence:-   old map:- Badeslade 1742
placename:-  Dun
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, A Map of Westmorland North from London, scale about 10 miles to 1 inch, with descriptive text, by Thomas Badeslade, London, engraved and published by William Henry Toms, Union Court, Holborn, London, 1742.
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circle, italic lowercase text; village, hamlet or locality 
item:-  Dove Cottage : 2007.38.62
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evidence:-   probably old map:- Simpson 1746 map (Wmd) 
placename:-  Dun
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, printed by R Walker, Fleet Lane, London, 1746.
Hillock or building. 
item:-  Dove Cottage : 2007.38.59
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evidence:-   old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) 
placename:-  Dunn Fell
source data:-   Map, 4 sheets, The County of Westmoreland, scale 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed 1768, and engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
hill hachuring; hill or mountain 
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Image © National Library of Scotland

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