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Low Lorton, Lorton
Low Lorton
civil parish:-   Lorton (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   locality
locality type:-   buildings
coordinates:-   NY15232600 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY1526
10Km square:-   NY12

BLZ99.jpg  River Cocker at Low Lorton.
(taken 3.5.2006)  
BVO92.jpg (taken 1.11.2011)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 55 13) 
placename:-  Low Lorton
placename:-  Lorton, Low
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:- Saxton 1579
placename:-  Lorton
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, Westmorlandiae et Cumberlandiae Comitatus ie Westmorland and Cumberland, scale about 5 miles to 1 inch, by Christopher Saxton, London, engraved by Augustinus Ryther, 1576, published 1579-1645.
Church, symbol for a parish or village, with a parish church.  "Lorton"
item:-  private collection : 2
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evidence:-   perhaps old map:- Morden 1695 (Cmd) 
placename:-  Lorton
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Cumberland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695, published by Abel Swale, the Unicorn, St Paul's Churchyard, Awnsham, and John Churchill, the Black Swan, Paternoster Row, London, 1695-1715.
Circle, building and tower. 
item:-  JandMN : 90
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BVO87.jpg  AA village sign.
(taken 1.11.2011)  

NY15242602 Beckside (Lorton)
NY15292567 drain, Low Lorton (Lorton)
NY15372564 fingerpost, Low Lorton (Lorton)
NY15232593 Holme Cottage (Lorton) L
NY15272586 Lodge, The (Lorton)
NY15292580 Lorton Hall (Lorton) L
NY15152563 Lorton Low Mill (Blindbothel)
NY14702596 Low Bank Farm (Blindbothel) L out of sight
NY15472561 Oak Lodge (Lorton)
NY15272591 Packhorse Cottage (Lorton)
NY15512598 St Cuthbert's Church (Lorton)
NY15332570 summer house, Low Lorton (Lorton)
NY15242598 Wheatsheaf Inn (Lorton)
NY15182564 Lorton Low Bridge (Lorton / Blindbothel) L
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