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Oakland, Windermere
locality:-   Windermere
civil parish:-   Windermere (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   buildings
coordinates:-   SD40959901 (?) 
1Km square:-   SD4099
10Km square:-   SD49

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 32 8) 
placename:-  Oakland
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 text:- Martineau 1855
source data:-   Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-76.
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"... The large house, on the hill and amidst the woods of the Elleray estate, and often mistaken for the new college, is the property of"
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"John Gandy, Esq., who has chosen a charming site for his abode; ..."

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