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Low Wray, Claife
Low Wray
civil parish:-   Claife (formerly Lancashire)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   locality
locality type:-   buildings
coordinates:-   NY37250117 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY3701
10Km square:-   NY30

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Lan 2 11) 
placename:-  Low Wray
placename:-  Wray, 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:-   old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) 
placename:-  Low Wrays
placename:-  Wrays, Low
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.
"Low Wrays"
circle, labelled in italic lowercase text; settlement, farm, house, or hamlet? 
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Image © National Library of Scotland

evidence:-   old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Win/Ble) 
placename:-  Low Wray
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, An Accurate Map of the Grand Lake of Windermere, scale about 2 inches to 1 mile, by Peter Crosthwaite, Keswick, Cumberland, 1783, version published 1819.
"Low wray"
block, building/s 
item:-  Armitt Library : 2008.14.102
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evidence:-   old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Windermere N) 
placename:-  Low Wray
source data:-   Map, A Map of the Northern Part of the Lake Winandermere and its Environs, scale about 6.5 ins to 1 mile, by James Clarke, engraved by Samuel John Neele, 352 Strand, published by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland and in London etc, 1787.
item:-  private collection : 10.10
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evidence:-   probably old text:- Green 1810
placename:-  Low Kay
placename:-  Kay, Low
source data:-   Set of prints, soft ground etchings, Sixty Studies from Nature, by William Green, Ambleside, Westmorland, drawn 1808-10, published 1810.
image GN14p012, button  goto source
page 13:-  "... on the Lancashire side [of Windermere lake] are High and Low Kay."

evidence:-   old print:- Green 1815
placename:-  Low Wray
item:-  cattle
source data:-   Print, coloured aquatint, Windermere from Low Wray, Claife, Lancashire, by William Green, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1815.
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Plate 12 in Lake Scenery. 
printed at upper right:-  "12"
printed at bottom:-  "WINDERMERE from LOW WRAY. / Published at Ambleside, June 1, 1815, by Wm. Green."
item:-  Armitt Library : A6646.11
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evidence:-   old map:- Ford 1839 map
placename:-  Low Wray
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Map of the Lake District of Cumberland, Westmoreland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by Charles Thurnam, Carlisle, and by R Groombridge, 5 Paternoster Row, London, 3rd edn 1843.
"Low Wray"
item:-  JandMN : 100.1
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evidence:-   old map:- Prior 1874 map 1
placename:-  Low Wray
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving or lithograph? Winander Mere, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1874.
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"Low Wray"
block/s; building/s 
item:-  private collection : 133.1
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NY37570123 boat house, Claife (Claife)
NY37620145 boat house, Claife (2) (Claife)
NY37210125 bridge, Low Wray (Claife) L
NY37370103 Dower House (Claife)
NY37190120 hen house, Low Wray (Claife)
NY37150073 lodge, Wray Castle (Claife)
NY37200112 Low Wray Farm (Claife) L
NY37090064 stone wall, Low Wray (Claife)
NY37210075 war memorial, Low Wray (Claife)
NY37590131 Wray Castle Boat House (Claife) L
NY37650143 Wray Crag (Claife)
NY37230075 St Margaret's Church (Claife) L
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