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placename:- Liza Beck
parish Buttermere parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
river
coordinates:- NY1521
10Km square:- NY12

1Km square NY1521

photograph

Liza Beck -- Buttermere -- Cumbria / -- Waterfall, -- NY170211 (at) -- 28.3.2011
photograph

Liza Beck -- Buttermere -- Cumbria / -- NY170211 (at) -- 28.3.2011

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 OT01P026, button   goto source.
Page 26:-
... Pedestrians, anxious to explore the inmost recesses of the mountains, may follow the lake [Ennerdale Water] to its head, and after passing the sequestered farm of Gillerthwaite, continue their route four of five miles along the narrow dale, by the transparent stream of the Lisa, which is fed by the crystal springs issuing from the side of the mountains; ...
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Page 41:-
The water flowing from the north side of Gable has a long meandering stream down Ennerdale; it is called the Lisa till it enters the lake; afterwards it is the Ehen till it falls into the sea half way between Ravenglass and St. Bees. ...

placename:- Lisa
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old map:- Smith 1751

Map of the Black Lead Mines in Cumberland, and area, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, by George Smith, published in the Gentleman's Magazine, 1751.
thumbnail GM13b, button to large image
Liza [R]
tapering wiggly line; river

placename:- Liza River
date:- 1751
period:- 18th century, late; 1750s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Liza Beck -- Buttermere -- Cumbria / -- Waterfall, -- NY16712110 (at) -- 28.3.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large Liza Beck -- Buttermere -- Cumbria / -- NY16812110 (at) -- 28.3.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large Liza Beck -- Buttermere -- Cumbria / -- Waterfall, -- NY18792121 (at) -- 28.3.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large Liza Beck -- Buttermere -- Cumbria / -- Above Coledale Hause. -- 13.2.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large Liza Beck -- Buttermere -- Cumbria / -- At Low Liza Bridge, -- NY15372239 (at) -- 16.5.2012
tiny photograph, 
button to large Liza Beck -- Buttermere -- Cumbria / -- At High Liza Bridge, -- NY15592234 (at) -- 16.5.2012

button   Brackenthwaite Mill, Buttermere
button   High Liza Bridge, Buttermere
button   Liza Beck Trial, Buttermere
button   Low Liza Bridge, Buttermere

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